Leaders from nonprofits, human services agencies, community groups and the faith community gathered for a community conversation on how to better connect services and help with people in poverty. The Jan. 28 event at the Maestro Center, hosted by San Antonio Department of Human Services, was the second Community Conversation in a four-part series on Poverty.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 18 2020 - 4:38pm
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 5 2019 - 6:05pm
One in five San Antonians live below the poverty line, making the city the most economically segregated in the nation. What does that mean for our community and what needs to happen to address the issue? Replay video of an Oct. 29 community conversation about economic segregation. This video recording was made possible thanks to support from the San Antonio Department of Human Services. Ann Helmke, Faith Liaison with the city's Faith-Based Initiative, guided a discussion at the Little Carver Civic Center with with local leaders who care about solutions:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 27 2018 - 2:29pm
The 4th Convening of the San Antonio Faith-Based Initiative featured an interactive working session facilitated by Trinity University's Dr. Christine Drennon and SA2020's Molly Cox to explore the geographical lines of division and the intentional initiatives of common good in San Antonio. The meeting was hosted by Rev. Ann E. Helmke, San Antonio's Community Faith-Based Liaison. This four-video playlist from the meeting includes the introduction, Christine Drennon's presentation, Molly Cox' presentation and the conclusion, pulling it all together.
Written by Daniel Serna on Apr 13 2017 - 12:22pm
About 300 people community and faith leaders gathered at The Oblate School of Theology on April 3, 2017 for a conversation about San Antonio’s new Faith-Based Community Initiative, designed to strengthen the relationships between the city, area faith-based communities and nonprofits.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Mar 4 2010 - 2:38pm
Every year, San Antonio's peaceCENTER celebrates the people of the city who, according to Ann Helmke, director, "are working for peace every day."The 2010 Blessing of the Peacemakers event coincided, as it has for the past five years, with the National Season of Nonviolence. The season begins Jan. 30, the anniversary of Mahatma Ghandi's assassination, and ends 64 days later on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, April 4.During the campaign, groups from around the world raise awareness of the power of nonviolence.