Amid much interest from parents and teachers about the reopening of schools as the pandemic rages on, the City of San Antonio’s COVID-19 PreK-12 Consultation Group met with the public for a virtual town hall to discuss concerns and safety measures for the upcoming school year. The live discussion Aug. 5, 2020, was with co-chairs of the COVID-19 PreK-12 Consultation Group, Dr. Junda Woo, the San Antonio medical director, and David Nungaray, the Bonham Academy principal. Watch the Town Hall Here:
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Aug 11 2020 - 8:22am
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jul 16 2020 - 1:31pm
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/275549760375661/ The purpose of this project is to keep Vanessa Guillen's story and all MST survivors on the minds of the military, community, state officials, and DC policymakers.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jul 15 2020 - 1:06pm
In our ongoing virtual Street Talk series, District 1 hosts various community panelists to discuss issues important to our communities. We begin a three-part series to delve into what the Black Lives Matter movement means in San Antonio and how the community and District 1 can work together. Our first event is themed BLACK. We will focus on discussing the systemic racism Black people face in this city and what can be done for a more equitable tomorrow.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Jul 6 2020 - 1:44pm
Come speak about your experiences growing up black in America and show your support for defunding the police while learning about local resources those funds could benefit. We have had to move the event from June 28 to July 19 due to the recent spike in COVID cases. we want to make sure we all stay safe while letting our voices be heard.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 29 2020 - 2:41pm
Pathways to Hope is a free city-wide (VIRTUAL) conference that brings the faith community together with the healthcare community to discuss how San Antonio is working to improve the mental health care system, as well as pave the way to recovery for people living with a mental health condition, including their loved ones, families and caregivers. Register Here
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 29 2020 - 2:37pm
Join this NNED virtual roundtable hosted by the NNED National Facilitation Center and SAMHSA’s Office of Behavioral Health Equity, in partnership with SAMHSA’s Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network Coordinating Office. Learn how faith-based NNED partner organizations are supporting the mental health concerns of racial/ethnic minorities and providing opportunities to receive support and connection through faith-based practices and partnerships.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Jun 17 2020 - 5:24pm
Join Senator Royce West on a Virtual Community Conversation across Texas by attending this virtual town hall. He is in a runoff election for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the former member of the Texas Senate, his experience, his vision for Texas, and ask questions.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 17 2020 - 2:48pm
The Dean of the Harvard Chan School of Public Health promised to convene a national conversation about racism in public health at the conclusion of a livestreamed broadcast interview with San Antonio Councilwoman Ana Sandoval. Dean Michelle A. Williams made the pledge after Sandoval conveyed a question from Dr. Lyssa Ochoa, a San Antonio vascular surgeon, who asked: "How can other healthcare professionals work with you to acknowledge racism in public health? How do we come together and work for a common goal?"
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 17 2020 - 2:35pm
Online! Hosted by Councilwoman Ana Sandoval (D7) Join Councilwoman Ana Sandoval on Wednesday, June 17 at 7 p.m. for a conversation with Harvard Chan School of Public Health Dean Michelle A. Williams for a conversation on racism as a public health crisis in our communities. The Facebook Live will be available at facebook.com/AnaSandovalD7/live/
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 18 2020 - 4:38pm
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.