The Esperanza Center opened its doors in solidarity with the National General Strike in opposition to the current administration. On Friday, Feb. 17, Strike4Democracy coordinated more than 100 strike actions across the country to stand up for America’s democratic principles. Local poets and protestors included Eliza Perez, Don Mathis, Enrique Sanchez, Gianna Rendon, Monica Landry, and Elva Treviño.
Written by Don Mathis on Feb 21 2017 - 8:02pm
Written by Ronnie Citron-Fink on Nov 24 2016 - 8:19pm
This past week, I’ve walked miles. Walking changes the nature of my thoughts. It helps me make sense of things I don’t understand. And boy, have I needed to walk off this election. Exactly one week after Election Day, the sky over my upstate New York home opened up and torrential rain fell for hours … raining havoc on my ability to get out and walk.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 13 2015 - 8:29pm
Nearly 200 people attended an educational forum on family detention and community efforts to welcome and support asylum-seeking refugee women and children from Central America. The Aug. 19 forum at Whitley Theological Center was co-hosted by Interfaith Welcome Coalition, NOWCastSA, COPS/Metro and RAICES.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Jun 11 2015 - 4:38pm
Within hours of their release from Karnes County Correctional Center, a privately-operated prison located about 60 miles south east of San Antonio, three refugee mothers volunteered to share their stories with NOWCastSA.
Written by saludtoday on Feb 3 2015 - 9:19pm
Salud America! a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Research Network to Prevent Obesity Among Latino Children, has received a one-year, $1.3 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to develop new evidence and educational content that empowers people to drive healthy policy changes for the health of Latino children.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 14 2014 - 9:12am
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Commission to Build a Healthier America issued a new report Jan. 13 calling on the nation to make fundamental changes to improve the health of all Americans. The nonpartisan group made three recommendations:
Written by UTSACollege on Jan 9 2014 - 5:10pm
Replay the Q&A session from the live webcast of Eduardo Bonilla-Silva's lecture for the UTSA College of Public Policy's Deans Distinguished Lecture Series.