Every day at the San Antonio Greyhound Bus Station and the San Antonio International Airport, you will see an amazing sight: mothers and children who have just been released from family detention centers where they were held after seeking asylum in the United States. With all their possessions in two grocery bags, they await transportation to take them to sponsors in cities across the United States. Moving among these families are volunteers from the Interfaith Welcome Coalition.
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Written by Cynthia Herrera on Jun 22 2018 - 8:27pm
Nearly 200 neighborhood residents attended the 3rd annual Neighborhood Day hosted by the Bowen Center for Neighborhood Advocacy on June 9 at Laurel Heights United Methodist Church. The event encourages residents to come together to get information and discuss ideas to make better neighborhoods.
Written by TPR on Jun 20 2018 - 8:45pm
On Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at the Whitley Theological Center, at the Oblate School of Theology, Texas Public Radio will host a free Dare to Listen conversation about San Antonio’s growth and gentrification. The event is open to the public. Doors at 6:30 p.m., Program at 7 p.m. The conversation is hosted by TPR's David Martin Davies and includes panelists:
Written by UIWPR on Jun 19 2018 - 2:33pm
Water is a critical issue for global security. Last year the Incarnate Word Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation Committee in partnership with URBAN-15 participated in the Global Water Dance Movement growing on five continents to celebrate beauty, raise awareness, and call for advocacy. Learn of that on “El Ojo del Agua” https://urban15.org/hidden-histories/ and continue the tradition with family and friends and UIW efforts for sustainability. The University of the Incarnate Word provides reasonable accommodation with adequate notice.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 10 2018 - 8:16pm
By Michael E. Miller, The Washington Post "‘They just took them?’ Frantic parents separated from their kids fill courts on the border" was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 7 2018 - 12:57pm
Three hundred people turned out for a #RallyForOurChildren at the Guadalupe Plaza in San Antonio on May 31, 2018. The event was the first of several across Texas and the U.S. to protest the Trump administration's recent policy of separating children - some younger than 2 years old - from their immigrant parents at the border. The United Nations says taking children from their parents is illegal.
Written by rudyarispe on Jun 5 2018 - 8:59am
Dr. Manuel “Manny” Quiñones, a board certified, family practice physician, has been appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to serve on the Texas Medical Board. He is one of only five Texas doctors and the only one from San Antonio to be selected.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 1 2018 - 10:46am
Replay video of the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area forum on Eminent Domain on Monday, June 4, 2018. Former Congressman Charles Gonzalez will moderate the discussion. Panelists include: Cassie Gresham, Principal, Attorney and Counselor Braun and Gresham, PLLC; Britin Bostick, Principal, Stewardship Strategies; Marissa Patton, Associate Legislative Director, Texas Farm Bureau and Michael Carpenter, Mayor of Schertz.
Written by Guest (not verified) on May 28 2018 - 8:17pm
The #WhereAreTheChildren rally in San Antonio will be on Thursday, May 31, at 7 p.m. at Guadalupe Plaza, 723 South Brazos St.
Written by Guest (not verified) on May 28 2018 - 7:58pm
Join us the morning of Saturday, June 16 at Urban-15 to hear about and discuss paths to realizing the the goal of high-quality public transportation! We'll have a panel of local transit leaders, hear remarks from elected officials, and break out into groups to work shop strategies for statewide coordination. About the program