Poetry is one of humanity’s oldest forms of expression and can be used to create deep connections between poets and the worlds they inhabit. Teachers and other community members also use poetry to connect people who feel displaced. A unique project in San Antonio is using poetry to celebrate World Refugee Day and to create myriad connections for displaced people. Refugees flee from their home countries to preserve their lives and seeking liberty and hoping to find happiness through peace.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jan 14 2021 - 1:38pm
Written by Linda Papayanopolus on Oct 6 2020 - 3:10pm
As the COVID-19 pandemic has forced students, senior citizens and many workers to shift their lives online, the lack of internet access has exacerbated an already unacceptable problem for thousands of San Antonio residents in low-income households.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Sep 10 2020 - 11:44am
This year, the City of San Antonio's annual World Heritage Festival is going virtual to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the San Antonio Missions' designation as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The 2020 World Heritage Festival begins Tuesday, September 8 and runs through Sunday, September 13.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Sep 10 2020 - 11:13am
Historic Preservation Homeowner Fair FREE Virtual Fair Online at: sarehabberclub.com
Written by Girls Inc on Jul 16 2020 - 2:08pm
14th Annual Girls Inc. Rockit into the Future Science Festival Going Virtual! Join us for the 14th Annual Girls Inc. Rockit into the Future Science Festival Going Virtual! Saturday, July 25, 9:30 AM - 3 PM. This is a free event open to all that includes STEM activities, top-tier speakers, and hands-on demonstrations. Featuring: – STEM activities – Top-tier speakers – Hands-on demonstrations
Written by Beth Graham on Apr 23 2020 - 7:56pm
A worldwide pandemic and the resulting disruption of daily routines can cause corresponding upheaval for children, who may not be able to understand the changes in their lives. Parents, caregivers and teachers may find it difficult to help children through hard times.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Mar 31 2017 - 12:42pm
Replay the video from our webcast of a panel discussion on Ethics in the Trump Era on April 8 at the Patriots’ Casa at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. This event was sponsored by the San Antonio Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalism.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Feb 8 2017 - 7:50pm
Replay video of the San Antonio Digital Inclusion Summit on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, where 150 people from dozens of organizations shared ideas, resources, best practices and a vision for digital inclusion and bridging the digital divide in San Antonio. This free public event in the auditorium of San Antonio Central Library started at 8:30 a.m. with opening remarks by Mayor Ivy Taylor and continued through 3 p.m. A report issued in 2016 by HUD paints a graphic picture of the digital divide in San Antonio:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 14 2016 - 7:00pm
This week on the Edge: A proposal to cut $1.3 million from San Antonio's Community Safety Net - services for domestic violence victims and the homeless; a San Antonio vigil for Orlando, a Conversation with the Texas Hunger Initiative and an anthology of videos about Kelly Allen, the trailblazing pastor of San Antonio's University Presbyterian Church. San Antonio FY 2017 Budget