Water is a critical issue for global security. Last year the Incarnate Word Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation Committee in partnership with URBAN-15 participated in the Global Water Dance Movement growing on five continents to celebrate beauty, raise awareness, and call for advocacy. Learn of that on “El Ojo del Agua” https://urban15.org/hidden-histories/ and continue the tradition with family and friends and UIW efforts for sustainability. The University of the Incarnate Word provides reasonable accommodation with adequate notice.
Written by JamiAlise on Dec 16 2016 - 3:25pm
The DoSeum is proud to partner with the U.S.C.I.S. to host the second Naturalization Ceremony to be held at The DoSeum. Fifty immigrant children will take the oath of U.S. citizenship. The U.S.C.I.S. and The DoSeum will provide educational activities to learn about the process immigrants go through to become U.S. citizens. $12 per person, ages 2 and over. DreamWeek Event.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Sep 8 2016 - 9:11pm
Please join us for a session on Faithful Citizenship Monday, September 12, 2016, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. St. Alphonsus Parish Hall 1200 S. Rosillo St, San Antonio, TX 78207 (corner of Rosillo and San Carlos) Mr. Jesus Ramirez from the Archdiocesan Life, Justice and Peace office will offer a presentation on Faithful Citizenship, which teaches why voting and participation in public life is a moral obligation for Catholics.
Written by Cary Clack on Feb 7 2016 - 1:12pm
Barack Obama is a citizen born and raised in the United States of America. It says so much about our nation, good and bad, that he now enters the last year of his presidency, yet 1 in 5 of his fellow Americans don’t believe the preceding sentence. At noon, on Jan. 20, 2017, a hand will be placed on a treasured Bible of personal or historic significance and the 45th president of the United States will be sworn in. He or she will assume our nation’s highest elected berth without any suspicions as to place of birth.
Written by MichaelWhite on Oct 7 2015 - 3:15pm
Cities like San Antonio should consider lowering the voting age to 16 or 17 to increase voter turnout, scholar and civic engagement expert Peter Levine said in an interview with NOWCastSA at the 2015 Civic Engagement Summit at University of Texas at San Antonio. Watch his interview here
Written by Rick Noriega on Feb 14 2015 - 6:54pm
If nearly 50,000 more Texas students had an opportunity to go to college, most would agree that this would be good for our state. This has occurred in Texas this past decade because of the nearly unanimous bipartisan support and passage of House Bill 1403 (the Texas Dream Act) signed by Governor Rick Perry in 2001.
Written by City of San Antonio on Feb 6 2015 - 2:17pm
Academia América is partnering with Cortez Branch Library to provide a 10-week citizenship education course for legal residents who qualify to apply for U.S. citizenship.
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Sep 1 2011 - 2:23pm
Free citizenship classes will be taught at the Bazan branch of the San Antonio Public Library. The classes are intended for adults only and will be taught in Spanish. No registration is needed, only a timely arrival is necessary. For more information call (210)-225-1614 or visit Bazan at 2200 W. Commerce St. Photo by Chad A. Nelson
Written by David McLemore on Jul 8 2010 - 12:22pm
This update includes five short video highlights as well as the entire, hour-long ceremony. They’ve already signed up to defend this country. Hailing from points across the globe, today, they became Americans. Eight members of the U.S. military traded in their Green Cards for certificates of naturalization to become the newest citizens of the United States Friday in a moving ceremony hosted by the Mexican American Unity Council at its San Antonio headquarters.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Jun 29 2010 - 10:30am
Both Gov. Rick Perry and his Democratic gubernatorial challenger, Bill White, will appeal for the Latino vote during the annual conference of The National Council of La Raza in San Antonio July 9-13, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center downtown.