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Written by B Kay Richter on Oct 13, 2016
For a person living with a disability, resources can be elusive. One local festival aims to bring the disability community together and unite partners, advocates, and people with the correct tools. That's the idea behind AccessAbility Fest, the brainchild of its co-founders, Melanie Cawthon, Janet Grojean and Cynthia Hamilton, who were puzzled about how to connect people with varieties of disabilities with the range of industries and services that might be of help.
Written by Mark Tirpak on Oct 13, 2016
Reader’s Note: San Antonio has a public transit connection to the airport that’s faster than Dallas light rail but doesn’t promote or support it. In this article, I am providing five more ideas for improving local transit services before the Tricentennial.
Written by JamiAlise on Oct 12, 2016
Replay the video from the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area forum for candidates for Bexar County Civil and Criminal Court Judge positions in the Nov. 8 election The forum is intended to help voters become informed on each candidate’s positions. The debate was held Oct. 5 at the University of Texas at San Antonio downtown campus. Scroll down to watch the complete video of the forum. Candidates for the following contested races attended the forum:
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Oct 11, 2016
San Antonians involved with eco-friendly sustainability and placemaking highlighted their projects, and promoted the city's potential, at a unique conference in Austin earlier this week. South by Southwest (SXSW) Eco is the three-day, ecology-centric version of the nearly two-week-long multimedia festival held each March. By design, SXSW Eco, held every fall, is smaller in scale and draws way fewer attendees than its spring counterpart.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 06, 2016
Join the Health Collaborative for the The 12th Annual Texas Health Literacy Conference: Integrating Health Literacy into Your Organization: Lessons Learned, Best Practices, and New Directions. The conference is being held Oct. 6 and Oct. 7, 2016 at La Quinta Inn & Suites at the San Antonio Medical Center.