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Written by Justice Garza on Oct 31 2017 - 11:59am
New research collected by Salud America! has found promising community solutions to gaps in Latino education, health and income. The study, “Building for Latino Families,” was conducted by Amelie Ramirez, director of Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio. Read her full article: https://salud-america.org/building-support-for-latino-families-research/
Written by Laura Acevedo on Sep 23 2017 - 9:59pm
From news release: District 6 Early Childhood Training hosted by Northwest Vista College REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Check-In will open at 7:30 a.m. event program and map to be provided closer to training date. ............. This event is free. There is a $10/person, fully refundable, deposit required. If you would like to donate your deposit to Voices for Children (a 501c3 Non-Profit), you're more than welcome to. Your donation will help Voices continue to provide high quality trainings!. We Thank You in advance!
Written by Laura Acevedo on Sep 23 2017 - 9:49pm
Come join the ALS Association Saturday, June 30 at 10 a.m. to walk for a great cause! Cost is $20 for just a shirt or $30 for shirt + WOD. We will have a WOD for everyone! Everyone is welcome, including kids 5 and up! Learn more about ALS here: http://www.alsa.org. All proceeds will go to ALS research.
Written by Laura Acevedo on Sep 22 2017 - 10:28am
Join us for San Antonio's 2nd Annual Jump + Jive, a mother son night of fun. On Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the lawn at the San Antonio Country Club will be transformed into a playground for moms and their boys to compete in field day activities and have a blast doing what boys love to do. Afterward we will move inside for dinner and a break dance party sure to get you and your son jivin!
Written by San Antonio Pu… on Sep 13 2017 - 8:49am
Catrina Ball Chair, Kye Kilpatrick Fox and L3 Co-Chairs, Ellen Riojas Clark and James V. Mazuca invite you to join our guests of honor La Catrina, Rosemary Kowalski & El Catrín, Pete Cortéz for the inaugural Catrina Ball to celebrate El Día de los Muertos in the Central Library on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm. Come dressed in dramatic costume with calavera flair to commemorate the expansion of the Latino Collection and Resource Center (LCRC).
Written by Valerie Lambardia on Sep 12 2017 - 5:21pm
The San Antonio Health Collaborative held a Community Health Town Hall Meeting on April 17, 2017 to talk about access to health care, social determinants of health and how to create healthy communities. Ana Sandoval was the only candidate who came to the event, which was held at Woodlawn Pointe. Watch the conversation between moderator Caroline Bergeron of the Health Collaborative and Sandoval and listen to the audience question and answer session afterwards.
Written by Donna Howard on Jul 21 2017 - 11:10am
Upon receiving their property tax notices Texas homeowners seem ready to channel Peter Finch in the classic movie "Network," by throwing open their windows and yelling, "I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!"  But at whom should that ire be directed?   Some wolves in sheep's clothing at the State Capitol are pointing their fingers at your locally elected officials and pursuing legislation to tightly restrict cities.  But don't be fooled—it's the wolves themselves who have driven up your property taxes.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 11 2017 - 10:45pm
Replay the video from a webcast of the League of Women Voters conversation about the future of public education in Texas on June 12, 2017. The panel discussion was in the auditorium of San Antonio Central Library Thanks to support from the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area, the San Antonio Public Library and from viewers like you, you can replay video from the webcast for free. The discussion was moderated by Richard Middleton, former superintendent, North East Independent School District. Panelists are:
Written by Brooke Cowey on Apr 27 2017 - 5:30pm
Come down to this free event that puts Sandra Cisneros' work on display. The display is made up of more than 300 boxes with photographs, drawings, poetry and more. There will be a reading by Cisneros, which will be followed by a discussion between her and John Phillip Santos. Guests should arrive early to this event due to the huge expected turnout. You can find more information about the event here.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 25 2017 - 8:43pm
REPLAY video from the  IDRA webcast of a research symposium on state investment in school facilities on April 28, 2017 at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting in San Antonio.