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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 14, 2018
Representatives of 22 neighborhoods gathered at the April 14 Tier One Neighborhood Coalition meeting to prepare to get involved and speak up as San Antonio rewrites community plans under the SA Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan. Under SA Tomorrow, the city discarded long-standing neighborhood plans that were years in the making. To protect the neighborhoods' future, representatives are gearing up to participate in the planning process.
Written by Jason Gil on Apr 11, 2018
To see and feel the anguish of a Syrian child refugee, look no further than the Portraits of Compassion exhibit on the walls of the banquet hall at San Antonio’s Trinity Baptist Church, on view until the end of April 2018. The painting, titled “...the least of these...,” is a hauntingly poignant portrait of a Syrian child. His eyes beseech us, in their sad determined gaze, to seek our humanity, wondering what went wrong.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 11, 2018
Community leaders in the Tier One Neighborhood Coalition met on Nov. 4, 2017 at the Westfall Library to learn how the San Antonio Comprehensive Plan and the Corridor Plans will affect residential areas and the broader community.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 29, 2018
Several San Antonians, past and present, helped lift the conversation at the  2018 South by Southwest festival, promoting cultural and professional diversity and exploring ways to effectively measure a city’s growth. Counteracting biases
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 16, 2018
Now more than ever, it is important for you to support NOWCastSA, an independent nonprofit that gives you trustworthy local news and information. To help you make smart choices, NOWCastSA has published 100 hours of exclusive video of candidate and town hall forums, in cooperation with trusted, nonpartisan partners, including the League of Women Voters, Texas Public Radio, MOVE San Antonio, the UTSA College of Public Policy, Texas A&M - San Antonio and the Society of Professional Journalists.