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Written by esperanzacenter on Aug 8 2018 - 1:30pm
The Queer Corazones de Esperanza have organized the third annual “Son Tus Niños También: Trans Kids Back to School,” at the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center. The event will be at 922 San Pedro Ave. on Saturday, Aug.18 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. This event is free. Translation is available. The first 50 guests to arrive get a backpack full of school supplies after the event!
Written by Soren Vaughn on Jul 20 2018 - 2:55pm
All through 2018, Frost is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a series of events designed to give back to the communities where it does business. Following up on the success of its statewide food drive in the first quarter and toiletry drive in the second quarter.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 17 2017 - 6:28pm
NOWCastSA is launching a month-long crowd-funding campaign to raise $15,000 to fund maps filled with information. Click here to go to the campaign   The maps help kids, seniors and the whole community know more.    
Written by B Kay Richter on Aug 21 2016 - 10:25pm
On your typical day in San Antonio, about 2,800 people are homeless, according to the San Antonio Metropolitan Ministries (SAMMinistries), an interfaith ministry dedicated to helping the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless.
Written by jeremycash24 on Aug 21 2016 - 10:00pm
The mood in the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center was celebratory and somber during a community meeting called to discuss transgender expression and the rights of transgender children in Texas public schools. (Scroll down to see photos from the event.)
Written by Amanda Evrard on Aug 9 2016 - 6:47pm
It's back to school time again, and children of all ages are required to receive minimum immunizations in order to be eligible to attend school in Texas. Why are minimum vaccinations required? And what makes these and other vaccines important? NOWCastSA sat down with Dr. Dennis Conrad for a conversation on immunizations to find out.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 2 2016 - 10:58pm
This week’s Edge features a neighborhood coalition pushing back at the city and developers, the healthy eating program, ¡Por Vida! teams up with food trucks, the latest on the Zika virus and our mobile-friendly school supplies and immunizations map.
Written by City of San Antonio on Aug 1 2016 - 5:11pm
Join San Antonio’s Parks and Recreation Department to help start your next school year with a big splash.  There’s no better way to celebrate heading back to school than a pool party with prizes. The event is free and runs from 1-3 p.m.  Visit for details.
Written by esperanzacenter on Jul 29 2016 - 3:00pm
August is back to school for children everywhere, but what will the 2016 school year hold for trans children and their parents in San Antonio in light of recent transphobic rhetoric? The trans bathroom debates are just the tip of the transphobia that children across the nation have to face in school. The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center is hosting a plática and workshop called “Son Tus Niños Tambien: Trans Kids Back To School” that will facilitate a conversation between teachers, parents and their children on how best to include/respect/protect trans children in schools.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 21 2015 - 2:47pm
The Edge: Helping you catch up and get ahead San Antonio’s heritage extends long before the Spanish Missions