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Written by Tatum Forbes on Nov 16, 2017
More than 120 organizations will come together to transform Toyota Field into an educational space for the annual 11th annual AccessAbility Fest on Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year’s event will feature an attempt by Autism Uncovered to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest blanket fort.
Written by Joseph Tucker on Nov 09, 2017
Trinity University Professor Christine Drennon launched the Mayor’s Housing Policy Task Force by describing the disparities in San Antonio and the legacy of structural inequality. When he created the Task Force, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg said he wanted the panel to develop a framework for a comprehensive and compassionate housing policy that addresses pressing challenges including availability, affordability, gentrification and displacement.
Written by rudyarispe on Nov 02, 2017
Taco Cabana has been honored by the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce with its Corporate Social Responsibility Award for the company’s Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in September by providing more than 10,000 meals to Houston and San Antonio residents, evacuees, first responders and American Red Cross volunteers.
Written by Texas Tribune on Nov 01, 2017
by Giulia Afiune, The Texas Tribune Update: Rosa Maria Hernandez was released to her parents the afternoon of Nov. 3. More in this story from KSAT-12 news  and this story from Univision.
Written by Karen Ball on Oct 31, 2017
San Antonio kicked off a discussion of Participatory Budgeting (PB) at The Brick at Blue Star on June 6, 2017 in a free community-powered event. The conversation showcased Palo Alto College’s PB process (learn more here), and concluded with residents, elected officials and candidates talking about how PB could work. Watch the video and scroll down for a commentary by participant Karen Ball: