Scroll to the question in the Accountability Session, then click on the link to jump to that spot in the video with the candidates’ answer. The Accountability Session was hosted by COPS/Metro Alliance on April 18, 2021.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Apr 23 2021 - 6:24pm
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 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 May 24 2017 - 12:59pm
While a boisterous audience of COPS/Metro Alliance members cheered them on, candidates for San Antonio mayor and city council pledged to fight Senate Bill 4 - the anti-sanctuary city law - starting on the day they take office. About 350 people packed the Dominion Church of God in Christ on May 22 for a Get Out the Vote Rally and Accountability Session where candidates were asked to give yes or no answers to questions about the COPS/Metro agenda on SB4, affordable housing, immigration and living wages.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 12 2017 - 9:25am
On May 11, 2017, people gathered in San Antonio's Main Plaza where they rallied to resist SB4, Texas' new anti-sanctuary city law. The group also announced formation of the Pro-Immigrant Coalition/Coalicion Pro-Inmigrante.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Apr 27 2017 - 8:45pm
About 750 people filled St. Henry Catholic Church’s parish hall to hear candidates for San Antonio mayor and city council respond to COPS/Metro questions about immigration, affordable housing, minimum wages and workforce development. At the Accountability Session, candidates were told to answer the following questions:
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 13 2017 - 10:25pm
Leaders of COPS/Metro Alliance met Feb. 13, acknowledging that the affordable housing part of the city’s proposed $850 million bond remains somewhat flawed.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 3 2017 - 1:05am
The City Council voted unanimously Thursday, Feb. 2, to adopt an urban renewal plan, which could implement the city’s proposed $20 million housing bond, if voters were to approve it May 6.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 28 2017 - 2:22pm
Elected local leaders and other community members gathered Saturday morning on the near West Side to launch a campaign on behalf of the city's proposed $850 million bond issue.