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Written by saafdn on Oct 27, 2011
SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 25, 2011) – The San Antonio Area Foundation announces today it will move into a new home at Pearl in the summer of 2012. The added space and more accessible location make it possible for the Area Foundation to expand existing programs and initiatives to better serve San Antonio and South Texas. In 2010, the Area Foundation gave a total of $12.2 million in grants and scholarships.
Written by evrard on Oct 24, 2011
REPLAY VIDEO: You can join in as former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor speaks to students at Texas A&M University-San Antonio about iCivics.org, a web-based education project designed to teach civics and inspire students to actively participate in our democracy.NOWCastSA will webcast the event live from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and you can watch video on this page or come back later and replay the video here.
Written by nancypjohnson on Oct 20, 2011
About 70 middle school and high school girls participated in the Girls Inc. of San Antonio’s Inaugural Girls Empowerment Conference at Café College Oct. 15. The girls enjoyed readiness resources and interactive workshops. The youngest participant, Gianni, is in the 5th grade. She called the conference “awesome.” Calista Burns, Girls Inc. ambassador and six-year member, gave a motivational speech about her experience as a Strong, Smart and Bold Girls Inc. girl.
Written by evrard on Oct 20, 2011
REPLAY VIDEO: NOWCastSA webcast live on Oct. 24 when former U.S.  Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson visited with civic leaders in San Antonio.The justices will discuss iCivics, a web-based education project designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy. The presentation is scheduled to begin after 7 p.m. The event is not open to the public, but the webcast will be available live and after the fact.
Written by Andrew Delgado on Oct 14, 2011
With help from a grant from U.S. Department of Education, San Antonio school, city and community leaders joined with residents to create the East Side Promise Neighborhood initiative to collaborate on a plan to expand the opportunities for children to succeed in getting an education from cradle to career. This video is the third in a series to collect the participants' expectations, desires and ideas about how the East Side Promise Neighborhood Initiative will function.