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Written by jeremycash24 on Jun 29, 2016
Carrizo Springs, TX -- Dimmit County Commissioners rejected a proposal from Stratton Oilfield Systems that would have turned a former “Man Camp” into a privately operated detention facility similar to those in Karnes and Dilley which are used by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to detain asylum-seeking mothers and children. After heated opposition and even heckling from Dimmit residents and refugee advocates, Dimmit County Commissioners unanimously turned down the proposal, becoming the second Texas county in June to reject a federal family detention center.
Written by La Juana Chambers on Jun 26, 2016
I am looking forward to watching the San Antonio Feminist Film Festival’s (SAFFF) special screening of Girl Rising on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Alamo Drafthouse, Park North at 6:30 p.m. The discourse that will ensue will impart knowledge and bridge gaps among communities of girls and women with the power to change the world.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 14, 2016
Kelly Allen, a passionate and tireless advocate for immigrants and social justice, died on June 5, 2016 after suffering a stroke. As pastor of San Antonio’s University Presbyterian Church, Allen helped form the Interfaith Welcome Coalition, a humanitarian response to the women and children fleeing deadly violence and poverty in Central America and seeking asylum in the United States.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 13, 2016
by Kiah Collier, Texas Tribune Fifth and eighth graders who failed STAAR exams this year won’t be held back a grade or be required to retest later this month, Education Commissioner Mike Morath announced late Friday, citing “ongoing reporting issues” with the state’s new testing vendor.
Written by evrard on Jun 09, 2016
LIVE: Join NOWCastSA for the webcast of ClarityCon2016, Clarity Child Guidance Center's summit on children's mental health at Norris Conference Center June 16 and 17, 2016. Thanks to the sponsorship support of Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas the following sessions will be webcast live and available to replay later right here on this page.