Freezing (and in some cases, icy) weather did not dampen the spirits of more than 100 people who attended the DreamWeek San Antonio opening ceremony Jan. 6. Gathered for a warm, freshly cooked breakfast at The Spire at Sunset Station, the attendees heard powerful words of hope, compassion and cultural diversity from guest speakers and organizers.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 6 2017 - 12:20pm
Written by Amanda Evrard on Dec 29 2016 - 6:03pm
Updated: Larry Noll, Presiding Judge of the 408th District Court in Bexar County, dismissed a meritless lawsuit against NOWCastSA and its managing director on Dec. 1, 2016. Noll dismissed the suit with prejudice at the request of the plaintiff, William Schlecht, former chair of the nonprofit news organization. A case that is dismissed with prejudice is permanently removed and the claims can never be brought back to court. (view the original court document here)
Written by JamiAlise on Dec 16 2016 - 3:31pm
The Office of EastPoint would like to host an open house during DreamWeek to highlight the Eastside Education & Training Center. DreamWeek Event.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 30 2016 - 7:06pm
Replay the video: Nearly 200 people met on Nov. 29 for a wide-ranging community conversation about how San Antonio residents are moving forward together after a divisive 2016 election. The conversation was hosted by San Antonio District 8 City Councilman Ron Nirenberg at the Santikos Bijou Cinema Bistro and included diverse participants from across the community. Panelists included:
Written by Diego Bernal on Nov 15 2016 - 11:04pm
Editor's Note: This column has been republished with the permission of Texas Rep. Diego Bernal. He originally published his education report here. My commitment to public education is rooted in two core beliefs: The first is that education can solve our most pressing problems — poverty, hunger, inadequate health care, the lack of affordable housing, unemployment, crime, the need for criminal justice reform, and many more.
Written by Wayne I. Fagan on Oct 10 2016 - 11:18am
To honor San Antonio’s Aviation and Aerospace History and to nurture our future generations of aviation and aerospace innovators, The Dee Howard Foundation (DHF) and the San Antonio Airpower Heritage Foundation (SAAHF) have joined together, in collaboration with other local, state, and national partners, to organize the San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame 2017 Dinner. 2017 marks the 100 year anniversary of the founding of Kelly Field.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 6 2016 - 7:08pm
Join the Health Collaborative for the The 12th Annual Texas Health Literacy Conference: Integrating Health Literacy into Your Organization: Lessons Learned, Best Practices, and New Directions. The conference is being held Oct. 6 and Oct. 7, 2016 at La Quinta Inn & Suites at the San Antonio Medical Center.
Written by Elizabeth Rodriguez on Sep 13 2016 - 11:14pm
Britt Tovar, a queer Chicana of Austin, Texas shared her experience of coming out as a high school student. She chose to share her story because of the experience that many teens have once they enter into the school system. “The high school I attended in Southwest Austin did not have a GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) when I came out my freshman year,” Tovar said. “My best friend at the time told me she wanted to create a GSA and that she wanted my help.”
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 7 2016 - 9:49pm
Replay the video of the webcast of a community conversation with State Representative Diego Bernal about education policy in Texas on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Guadalupe Cultural Arts. In August, Bernal published a report, “What They Said: What I Learned from Conversations with Texas Educators,” chronicling his conversations with educators from all 55 traditional public schools in House District 123.