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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 26, 2018
Replay video from the NOWCastSA webcast of a community conversation about civility, presented by  Compassionate San Antonio, the SoL Center on Oct. 29, 2018 at the TriPoint Events Center. Is it possible to disagree without being disagreeable? Watch meaningful small group conversations and learn practical techniques. Thanks to support from the San Antoio peaceCENTER, anyone can watch live or replay for free right on this page.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 26, 2018
Join the San Antonio Public Library in welcoming Julián Castro to discuss his new memoir, “An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream." Castro is the former Mayor of San Antonio, and the 16th U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama. NOWCastSA will webcast the event live at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 2, 2018 from Central Library in San Antonio. You can watch live or replay the event for free, right on this page:
Written by Calasia_Haynes on Oct 23, 2018
The San Antonio Black Lawyers Association hosted a forum for judicial candidates on Oct. 20, 2018 at the Macedonia Baptist Church in San Antonio.Co-hosts included the NAACP,  the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area, Community of Churches for Social Action, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Delta Rho Lambda Chapter Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Alpha Pi Zeta Chapter.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 22, 2018
On the first day of early voting for the Nov. 6 General Election, U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20), and Texas State Senator José Menéndez (D-26) called on Bexar County to quickly resolve voting issues, and encouraged voters not to give up. During a news conference at Las Palmas Library, an early voting site, Castro and Menéndez said problems on Oct. 22, included outdated voting machines with no paper records, system glitches, incorrect voter information, staffing shortages, long lines and a lack of accommodations for disabled voters.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 22, 2018
Scroll down to replay full video: Leaders from COPS/Metro, a coalition of churches, schools and unions, asked candidates for Congress and the Texas Legislature to support the coalition’s agenda on issues from public school funding and predatory lending to immigration and workforce development during its General Election Accountability Session Oct. 16, 2018 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in the San Antonio suburb of Helotes.