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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 15, 2016
San Antonio’s Collins Garden Branch library had a grand reopening Jan. 30, 2016 after a six-month renovation and makeover. But the celebration of the library’s transformation and future also honored the past of the building that opened in1984 after a long community campaign to bring libraries to the city’s Southside and Westside. Watch the video to hear San Antonio City Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales and Andy Sarabia of C.O.P.S. Metro talk about the past and what a difference community libraries make for the future.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 09, 2016
Andy Sarabia, the co-founder and first president of C.O.P.S Metro, spoke about the importance of voting at the grand re-opening of the Collins Gardens Library on Jan. 30, 2016. Replay the video here:
Written by Cary Clack on Feb 07, 2016
Barack Obama is a citizen born and raised in the United States of America. It says so much about our nation, good and bad, that he now enters the last year of his presidency, yet 1 in 5 of his fellow Americans don’t believe the preceding sentence. At noon, on Jan. 20, 2017, a hand will be placed on a treasured Bible of personal or historic significance and the 45th president of the United States will be sworn in. He or she will assume our nation’s highest elected berth without any suspicions as to place of birth.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 01, 2016
Martin Luther King’s final and unfinished crusade was his Economic Bill of Rights, also known as the Poor People’s Campaign. The list of demands involved jobs, income and “a decent life for all poor people so that they will control their own destiny,” King wrote in 1968. “This will cost billions of dollars, but the richest nation of all time can afford to spend this money if America is to avoid social disaster.”
Written by Cary Clack on Jan 31, 2016
That Americans have been sending bottled water to a people in desperate need is no surprise. We are a generous people who are often quick and eager to respond to a crisis. Whether it’s an earthquake in Haiti, a tsunami in Japan or flooding here at home, those hurt by such tragedies can expect assistance from the people of the United States.