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Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 28 2017 - 5:55pm
The Department of Human Services, City of San Antonio, and Haven for Hope are reaching out to help the most vulnerable community members as San Antonio braces for near-record high temperatures this weekend.   The Department of Human Services (DHS) will open four facilities from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 29  and Sunday July 30 as cooling stations. The sites, covering four quadrants of the city, are:
Written by JamiAlise on Mar 31 2017 - 4:06pm
"The partners of the “1st Latino Path to Power and Prosperity” working symposium invite prospective participants to this May 4-5, 2017 policy focused event. The symposium goal is to establish equitable public policies that contribute to economic mobility opportunities which strengthen Latino families. Strong families exemplified by financially stable home environments, increased education, secure employment, greater child development support opportunities, improved health, and more engaged voters.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 16 2016 - 9:44pm
Replay the video from the live webcast of the State of Child Welfare, an in-depth town hall on Thursday, Nov. 17. The free community event was hosted by The Children's Shelter in partnership with Texas Public Radio and was moderated  by Shelley Kofler, TPR news director.
Written by Katie Nickas on Jun 11 2016 - 3:32pm
A San Antonio proposal to cut $1.3 million from programs including domestic violence and correspondingly expand workforce development is “criminally shortsighted,” said District 8 Councilman Ron Nirenberg.
Written by City of San Antonio on Apr 14 2016 - 12:46pm
This month marks the 48th anniversary of the passing of the Fair Housing Act, the landmark law passed shortly after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 3 2015 - 3:30pm
In a first of its kind summit, San Antonio political leaders, law enforcement and human services staff met with dozens of Good Samaritan groups and Haven for Hope at the San Antonio Central Library July 28 to clarify the city’s policies on feeding the homeless and to solicit input and suggestions for improvements.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jun 16 2015 - 9:53am
On Wednesday, June 17, NOWCastSA webcast the San Antonio City Council B Session from the campus of Haven for Hope. The meeting included a briefing on Haven for Hope Campus Development, current programming, and related homeless initiatives. The City of San Antonio underwrote the webcast, which you can replay any time right here:
Written by UTSACollege on Apr 10 2015 - 2:48pm
Replay the video from NOWCastSA's webcast at the UTSA College of Public Policy on April 15 about Instability and Flexibility in Today’s Labor Market: Implications for Low-Income Working Families, Child Care, and Public Policy, a Dean's Lecture Series event presented by Dr. Julia Henly.