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Written by epace00 on Oct 8 2013 - 5:30pm
Brought to you by the YWCA San Antonio Racial Justice Committee
 invites you to a film screening of La Tragedia de Macario (2005) in Spanish with English subtitles.

 The screening will be Friday Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m.   
YWCA Olga Madrid Center
, 503 Castroville Road
, San Antonio. La Tragedia de Macario (2005) is a film inspired by true events of immigrants from Mexico exhausting every effort to find a better life in the United States and paying the ultimate price as they attempt to cross the borders into a new world.  
Written by Susana on Mar 26 2011 - 4:42pm
Led by Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America, more than a thousand San Antonians chanting “Si se puede" (Yes we can) and calling for social justice in issues from immigration to education participated in the city's 15th annual Cesar E. Chavez March for Justice. 
Written by Susana on Mar 5 2011 - 3:25pm
Hundred of women, students, activists and residents came out on a windy, sunny Saturday to participate in the 21st annual San Antonio International Women's Day March that celebrates women's achievements and calls attention to issues affecting minorities in the community and the world.
Written by esperanzacenter on Mar 1 2011 - 4:09pm
Join us as we march in the streets in solidarity with women and social justice movements in San Antonio and around the world.The 2011 San Antonio International Women’s Day March and Rally will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 5. It starts at Travis Park and ends end in the historic Plaza del Zacate (Milam Park) with a rally featuring several speakers and performers, including poet Tammy Gomez, Houston hip-hop artist Kiawitl Xochitl, Green Party vice-presidential candidate Rosa Clemente, and others.
Written by Andrew Delgado on Dec 24 2010 - 4:33pm
 NOWCastSA was with the DREAM Act protestors when they broke a 43-day fast at the Jefferson United Methodist Church. This video contains exclusive footage of their first meal. They were joined by San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro. The students vowed to continue fighting for the DREAM Act, which would provide a path to citizenship for undocumented people who were brought to this country as children and who spend time in school or in the military.
Written by David McLemore on Oct 11 2010 - 12:47pm
A rally and march for immigration rights and justice will take place Tuesday, Ocrt. 12 at Milam Park (across from Santa Rosa Medical Center). It's an opportunity to tell political representatives in Washington, D.C., you want to defend the Constitutional rights of U.S.-born children of immigrant parent, as guaranteed in the 14th Amendment.
Written by Jennifer Herrera on Aug 19 2010 - 11:31pm
Gemini Ink's fall community talk on the issue of immigration and the multi-dimensional perspectives that accompany the topic, will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19 at C4 Workspace, 108 King William St.The talk will feature panelists Benita Veliz, a local college graduate and activist for the DREAM Act, along with Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) staff attorney, Diego Bernal.
Written by Pak Lai on Aug 4 2010 - 12:43pm
On July, 29, San Antonio protesters met in Milam Park for a solidarity action protesting Arizona's controversial immigration bill, SB 1070. The demonstration was one of dozens of similar actions across the country. The march and rally is documented in this slideshow, through the photos taken by Pak Lai, a student at San Antonio College. Do you have photos you'd like to share with NOWCastSA?
Written by David McLemore on Jul 8 2010 - 12:22pm
This update includes five short video highlights as well as the entire, hour-long ceremony. They’ve already signed up to defend this country. Hailing from points across the globe, today, they became Americans. Eight members of the U.S. military traded in their Green Cards for certificates of naturalization to become the newest citizens of the United States Friday in a moving ceremony hosted by the Mexican American Unity Council at its San Antonio headquarters.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Jun 29 2010 - 10:30am
Both Gov. Rick Perry and his Democratic gubernatorial challenger, Bill White, will appeal for the Latino vote during the annual conference of The National Council of La Raza in San Antonio July 9-13, at the Henry  B. Gonzalez Convention Center downtown.