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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 30 2019 - 11:19am
Replay video of the viewing, rosary, and funeral for Andres "Andy" Sarabia on May 13 and 14, 2019 at his parish, Holy Family Catholic Church.
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Apr 5 2019 - 8:48pm
        Replay video from the Candidate Accountability Assembly hosted by Communities Organized for Public Service and Metro Alliance (COPS/Metro)  on April 7, 2019 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Watch the webcast here.
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Dec 13 2018 - 9:11am
About two dozen people gathered for a show of force outside City Hall Wednesday, Dec. 12, imploring the San Antonio City Council to stop “ramming through a policy” on housing development incentives. Community leaders said they want more time for people to understand specifics about the policy, how it has already impacted neighborhoods and families.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 22 2018 - 6:52pm
Scroll down to replay full video: Leaders from COPS/Metro, a coalition of churches, schools and unions, asked candidates for Congress and the Texas Legislature to support the coalition’s agenda on issues from public school funding and predatory lending to immigration and workforce development during its General Election Accountability Session Oct. 16, 2018 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in the San Antonio suburb of Helotes.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 19 2018 - 2:55pm
San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller said the separation of immigrant families at the border "is immoral, is evil, is sinful." His remarks came at the COPS/Metro Alliance Assembly on June 18, 2018, at Our Lady of the Lake University. "To use children as pawns to deter people from coming is inhuman and shows the decadence that we are in, in our country," he said.
Written by Maria Gardner on Aug 30 2017 - 11:40am
By Maria Gardner If a federal judge does not block the anti-immigration law, San Antonio police will have to write new rules in the manual and retrain the force in immigration law, Police Chief William McManus told members of COPS/Metro Alliance.  Senate Bill 4, the “sanctuary cities” ban, allows local and campus police to question a person’s legal status and makes it a crime for officials such as McManus to have policies that are inconsistent with the law.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 5 2017 - 8:24pm
The San Antonio Police Chief, the Bexar County Sheriff and District Attorney condemned the bill banning sanctuary policies, and were joined by C.O.P.S./Metro leaders who said they “refuse to give up a culture of hospitality and welcoming the stranger.”
Written by B Kay Richter on Apr 17 2017 - 2:24pm
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Written by Amanda Evrard on Apr 15 2013 - 2:55pm
REPLAY VIDEO: Some 244 people attended a District 5 City Council Candidate Forum hosted by COPS/Metro leaders on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Timothy Catholic Church.