With the COVID-19 indicators currently showing the lowest risk level (“Safe”) for transmission of the coronavirus, San Antonio Cit
Written by City of San Antonio on Sep 24 2020 - 10:12am
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Sep 13 2020 - 1:02pm
At the third annual Texas Latino Policy Symposium, advocates from across the state will engage in discussions examining the needs of our Latino population and the impact of COVID-19 in Texas. The goal of this symposium is to formulate policy responses to propose to the Texas legislature that redress the disproportionate lasting impact the pandemic has had on Latino families. We explore the issues by focusing on the following areas: health and human resources, labor and employment, education, housing, and development.
Written by rudyarispe on Aug 21 2020 - 11:21am
Many people in South Texas know the name of Daria A. Vera, but friends and family of the woman, who in the 1960s joined her fellow farm workers to fight for the rights of those toiling in the fields under deplorable conditions and for low wages, say her life story should be added to Texas history books.
Written by rudyarispe on Aug 11 2020 - 7:35pm
If you’ve been feeling anxious, stressed or depressed lately because of the Covid-19 pandemic, you’re not alone. That’s why the Texas Health and Human Services recently launched a 24/7 statewide mental health support line that you can call. This new resource offers COVID-19-related mental health support for all Texans. People can call the Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week toll-free at 833-986-1919
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Aug 11 2020 - 8:22am
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 Texas Tribune on Aug 10 2020 - 8:50pm
By Lomi Kriel, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica and Dara Lind, ProPublica Aug. 10, 2020 This article is co-published with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power.
Written by Brandy Ruiz on Aug 7 2020 - 6:29pm
Author Susan Bernardo and illustrator Courtenay Fletcher performed readings of their books, “Sun Kisses, Moon Hugs” and “The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm,” and gave an in-depth lecture about bibliotherapy and creativity and how to guide children to develop emotional intelligence. The virtual workshop, webcast to more than 1,150 child care professionals, was sponsored by Voices for Children of San Antonio and ChildCareGroup of Dallas.
Written by Brandy Ruiz on Jul 27 2020 - 11:13pm
On the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Emma Faye Rudkin says she’s being forced to start all over again in standing up for her rights. When face masks became required attire for the pandemic, communication was disrupted for those with hearing loss who depend on reading lips, said Rudkin, 20, who is deaf and is the founder of the non-profit organization, Aid the Silent.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jul 16 2020 - 2:46pm
These sessions will cover the guidelines and process of the City of San Antonio's COVID19 Recovery Grant Program. The session is hosted by LiftFund the administrator of the fund. The fund is for small businesses and nonprofits and is open from July 13, 10 a.m. to July 27, 5 p.m. Register for the Grant Program Overview Here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/2133916082727209228 Dates for Webinar: Monday, July 20, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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.