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 Daniel Serna on Apr 13 2017 - 12:22pm
Written by Rudy Arispe on Apr 11 2017 - 4:10pm
Goodwill San Antonio’s Good Careers Academy is now enrolling for its administrative assistant and nurse’s aide programs to help individuals gain skills that are in high demand in our community.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 4 2017 - 6:40pm
San Antonio’s DreamWeek looks to have its largest offering yet of activities promoting the ideals of cultural diversity, equality, tolerance and progressive community action. The annual DreamWeek takes place Jan. 6-21, and includes dozens of events citywide — lectures, luncheons, community forums, festivals, exhibits, concerts, among other activities.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 30 2016 - 6:32pm
These are the top 12 stories of 2016 curated by NOWCastSA Managing Director Charlotte-Anne Lucas:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 30 2016 - 7:06pm
Replay the video: Nearly 200 people met on Nov. 29 for a wide-ranging community conversation about how San Antonio residents are moving forward together after a divisive 2016 election. The conversation was hosted by San Antonio District 8 City Councilman Ron Nirenberg at the Santikos Bijou Cinema Bistro and included diverse participants from across the community. Panelists included:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 9 2016 - 11:46pm
Dear friend - Last night’s presidential election results left many of us confused, worried and wondering how it will affect the lives of our loved ones and neighbors. At NOWCastSA, we don’t have the wise words to make sense of it all, but we do have the tools to listen to what you have to say and make sure you’re always a part of the conversation -- even when you can’t be there in person. That’s what we do.
Written by B Kay Richter on Nov 1 2016 - 8:37pm
A Celebration of Life ceremony was held for transgender pioneer Linda Phillips on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at the Metropolitan Community Church, 611 East Myrtle. The video from the services can be viewed below: This is her obituary, written by her wife, Cynthia and her family: J.E. Linda Phillips, born as Jim Phillips on Oct. 8, 1935 in Highland Park Illinois, transitioned from this life Sept. 19, 2016.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 22 2016 - 12:45pm
REPLAY VIDEO: The webcast of Civic Life in the Cyber Age, brought to you by the Annette Strauss Center for Civic Life on Oct. 22, 2016 at the University of Texas at Austin Belo Center for New Media. The conference is focused on how technology is being leveraged to enhance civic participation. Click here to see the agenda. Watch the video:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 6 2016 - 7:08pm
Join the Health Collaborative for the The 12th Annual Texas Health Literacy Conference: Integrating Health Literacy into Your Organization: Lessons Learned, Best Practices, and New Directions. The conference is being held Oct. 6 and Oct. 7, 2016 at La Quinta Inn & Suites at the San Antonio Medical Center.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 10 2016 - 9:05pm
About 300 people gathered at the Institute of Texan Cultures on Sept. 9, 2016 to learn about each other's cultures through food dance and conversation. Organizers include State Senator José Menéndez, State Representative Diego Bernal, State Representative Ina Minjarez, Councilman Roberto C. Treviño, Councilman Cris Medina, Councilman Ron Nirenberg, and community partners from the Jewish Federation, San Antonio’s Sikh community, PeaceCENTER, Dialogue Institute of the Southwest, the Institute of Texan Cultures and more.