Three local former Congressmen said at a DreamWeek panel discussion that President-elect Donald Trump’s approach to foreign policy will be definitely different than that of his two predecessors. But those Congressmen are unsure whether Trump’s approach will help improve the United States’ diplomatic and trade standing around the world.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 11 2017 - 4:31pm
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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 JayAlmendarez13 on Dec 20 2016 - 2:25pm
The Carver Community Cultural Center‘s Youth Matinee Series engages children, teachers and families through the performing arts by igniting imaginations and introducing students to the diverse cultures of our global community, these performances open doors to greater knowledge and understanding of our world and fosters a love for the arts and learning. All performances are free and open to the public with priority reservations for school groups. Registration required for all guests. All matinees begin at 11:00 am and last approximately an hour.
Written by JayAlmendarez13 on Dec 19 2016 - 3:30pm
The Office of EastPoint would like to host an open house during DreamWeek to highlight the Eastside Education & Training Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Written by JayAlmendarez13 on Dec 19 2016 - 3:21pm
The Young Men’s Leadership Academy 5K Run is a fundraising event presented by the school to help raise funds for the academy, as well as a demonstration of their support for Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of resilience and equality. Young Men’s Leadership Academy is the first all-boys public school in San Antonio. Come out and walk, run, or skip through the beautiful MLK park to help support a great cause and aid in the school’s success.
Written by JayAlmendarez13 on Dec 19 2016 - 2:42pm
It will be the first day of construction at the newest Habitat community, Lenwood Heights. The build will start with the first three homes. The neighborhood will include the 1,000th house built by Habitat in its 40 years of building in San Antonio. Volunteering is free and available to anyone but in order to volunteer be sure to schedule your time with Habitat for Humanity prior to attending.
Written by JayAlmendarez13 on Dec 19 2016 - 2:16pm
The Dr. Bowie Scholarship Foundation is partnering with the Northeast Partnership for Economic Development, a coalition of 12 Northeast cities and their Mayors, to host a week of events honoring 7+ Original Mississippi Freedom Riders.
Written by JayAlmendarez13 on Dec 16 2016 - 4:39pm
Join Hemisfair, the Circle School and Artpace for a very special story time, celebrating DreamWeek’s themes of diversity, equality and tolerance. The story will be followed by a related art activity, led by educational instructors at Artpace. Every child will also take home a free gently-used storybook donated by our friends at Half-Price Books. The storybook reading will run from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and is free to the public.
Written by JayAlmendarez13 on Dec 16 2016 - 3:15pm
The DoSeum will host the third Dream Leaders ceremony this upcoming DreamWeek. The Dream Leaders ceremony will recognize the achievements of local youth, ages 11 and under, that epitomize the following DreamWeek themes: City, Health, Environment, Technology, Education, Cuisine, Arts, Spirit, Justice, Business, Sportsmanship, and Youth. In order to nominate a child as a Dream Leader, be sure to submit a half to whole page describing the child’s achievements in the field or fields they have been a part of.