Special Coverage

Written by UT Health Scien... on Jul 25, 2013

Studies suggest that Latino kids have fewer opportunities to engage in physical activity than their white counterparts.

Latino kids also are less likely than white kids to meet federal recommendations of at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day due to fewer parks and other active spaces, fewer school- or community-based physical activity programs, and differing parenting styles.

Written by Rudy Arispe on Jul 23, 2013

Petco HR Business Partner Julio Garcia had an eye-opening experience recently when he chose to participate in a “blind walk” to learn about the dedication, commitment and hard work that instructors from Guide Dogs of Texas (GDTX) demonstrate in preparing a guide dog to assist the visually impaired.

In July, Garcia, who is a GDTX board member, was blindfolded and led by guide dog mobility instructors Sarah Mumme and Edward Garcia, who took him on a half-mile walk near downtown San Antonio.

Written by Clayton on Jul 23, 2013

On June 8, 2013 the 24th Annual Neighborhood Conference addressed neighborhood associations and residents from all over San Antonio on the issue of safety at Laurel Heights United Methodist Church.

NRC panel

 Questions from the audience.

Precinct 4 County Commissioner Tommy Adkisson launched the lunchtime session, delivering a talk on the importance of neighborhood associations.

Jeanne Russell of SA2020 led a panel discussion on crime and safety with Deputy Chief Joe Hamilton of Bexar County Sherriff's Department and Assistant Chief Jose Banales of the San Antonio Police department. The session concluded with questions and concerns from attendees.

Watch the entire session below.

Written by Kris@nowcastsa.org on Jul 19, 2013

On July 13, 2013, the San Antonio Housing Authority hosted the Mission Road Bike Ride. An estimated 60 bicyclists, from toddlers in bike trailers to senior citizens, rode from SAHA's offices on Flores St. through the neighborhoods to Mission Concepcion, less than 3 miles away.

 

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Written by SA2020 on Jul 19, 2013
On June 4, we released our first Data Report, but we weren't done! The next step was to scrub and polish our data indicators to make sure they were the absolute best to measure success toward our community's vision for San Antonio.