While a boisterous audience of COPS/Metro Alliance members cheered them on, candidates for San Antonio mayor and city council pledged to fight Senate Bill 4 - the anti-sanctuary city law - starting on the day they take office. About 350 people packed the Dominion Church of God in Christ on May 22 for a Get Out the Vote Rally and Accountability Session where candidates were asked to give yes or no answers to questions about the COPS/Metro agenda on SB4, affordable housing, immigration and living wages.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 24 2017 - 12:59pm
Written by Guest (not verified) on Sep 8 2016 - 9:11pm
Please join us for a session on Faithful Citizenship Monday, September 12, 2016, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. St. Alphonsus Parish Hall 1200 S. Rosillo St, San Antonio, TX 78207 (corner of Rosillo and San Carlos) Mr. Jesus Ramirez from the Archdiocesan Life, Justice and Peace office will offer a presentation on Faithful Citizenship, which teaches why voting and participation in public life is a moral obligation for Catholics.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 30 2016 - 9:37am
REPLAY VIDEO: From the webcast of a COPS/Metro Alliance assembly to expand its living wages and economic security campaign and commemorate more than 40 years of organizing in San Antonio. The event was Saturday, April 30, 2016, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Thomas Edison High School Auditorium. NOWCastSA donated its services so you could watch live or replay the video later for free, right on this page.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 4 2015 - 11:43am
Catch up and get ahead with the Edge Feeding the homeless is not illegal in San Antonio
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 2 2015 - 6:52pm
The Edge: news that may have flown under your radar, a look at what you can expect people to be talking about next week and the links to share it all.
Written by Clayton Price on Feb 10 2015 - 11:49am
Replay video: San Antonio mayoral candidates Mike Villareal, Leticia Van de Putte and Tommy Adkisson addressed issues ranging from negotiations with the firefighter's and police unions to minimum wage and a living wage at a forum Feb. 7.
Written by MichaelWhite on Nov 21 2014 - 9:15pm
REPLAY the video: When COPS/Metro launched its Living Wage and Economic Justice Campaign, more than 300 people packed the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Civic Center on Nov. 16, 2014, to testiffy and hold civic leaders accountable. Complete video of the meeting is below:
Written by MichaelWhite on Sep 1 2014 - 7:51pm
On August 17, 2014, close to 200 people gathered at an Economic Workshop at Sacred Heart Church to continue C.O.P.S./Metro Alliance's Living Wage Campaign.