Browse Stories in economic segregation

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 5 2019 - 6:05pm
One in five San Antonians live below the poverty line, making the city the most economically segregated in the nation. What does that mean for our community and what needs to happen to address the issue? Replay video of an Oct. 29 community conversation about economic segregation. This video recording was made possible thanks to support from the San Antonio Department of Human Services. Ann Helmke, Faith Liaison with the city's Faith-Based Initiative, guided a discussion at the Little Carver Civic Center with with local leaders who care about solutions:
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Jan 16 2019 - 8:56pm
It was dark outside, and the fourth grade student’s grandmother was waiting in the parking lot to take her home from Girls Inc. San Antonio. But the girl clung to her last minutes of Internet access, scrambling to print out her homework from a computer so she could complete the assignment on paper at home, where she has no Internet.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 12 2018 - 9:44am
Under the SA Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan, the City of San Antonio will be asking residents to help define the land use and zoning in their neighborhoods and communities. To help neighborhood residents prepare to participate, this hands-on workshop was created by Chrissy Q McCain, Director of Land Use and Neighborhood Planning for City Council District 1. “We want to empower people with as much information as possible,” explained District 1 Councilman Roberto Treviño. “We’ll be working with you, not around you."