The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center in collaboration with Jewish Voice for Peace San Antonio Chapter and San Antonio for Justice in Palestine, announce the film screening of ‘The Present’ directed by Farah Nabulsi, followed by a discussion.
Written by esperanzacenter on Jul 1 2021 - 5:20pm
Join CineFestival, the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, and the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center for a screening of “At the Ready,” directed by Maisie Crow!
Written by esperanzacenter on Feb 19 2020 - 1:54pm
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center and The Texas RioGrande Legal Aid invite you to a film screening of The Rape of Recy Taylor. If you thought that Rosa Parks' efforts in the Civil Rights Movement began on a Montgomery bus in 1954, you only know half the story.
Written by esperanzacenter on Feb 11 2020 - 12:51pm
Join us on Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Esperanza for a reading and plática with Lydia R. Otero! Her latest book, In the Shadows of the Freeway: Growing Up Brown & Queer, is a thought-provoking coming-of-age memoir about growing up in a Southwest city invested in urban development.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 12 2018 - 2:50pm
In a victory for the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group and its recently deceased founder, Doug Steadman, the Historic and Design Review Commission on March 9 rejected a developer’s proposal to erect a 72-foot-tall apartment building next to the 58-foot-tall Hays Street Bridge. (click here to watch video of the entire meeting or click on any quote below to jump straight to that spot in the video.)
Written by Don Mathis on Nov 21 2016 - 4:35pm
Update: This listing incorrectly stated the address for the OPEN holiday markets was within La Villita. This article has been changed to reflect that the OPEN holiday market will be held along E. Houston Street. There is more than one alternative to shopping at big boxes, the mall, or online. Here is NOWCastSA’s list of the most unique and unusual local places to shop in San Antonio.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 9 2016 - 9:53pm
In an event called “Take Back Our City,” people from across San Antonio gathered at the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center to look at the past to inform today’s conversation about gentrification and displacement. An 11,000-year timeline papered the walls of the meeting room, going back from today to a time when indigenous groups were still migrating to the Americas.
Written by esperanzacenter on Feb 5 2015 - 4:31pm
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center will present a book premiere and plática for University of Texas San Antonio professor Sara DeTurk’s new book, Activism, Alliance Building and the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 7 pm. This free event will be hosted at the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center located at 922 San Pedro Avenue.