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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 14 2018 - 6:40pm
Elected leaders and pro-immigrant groups came together on the steps of San Antonio City Hall on March 14, 2018 and vowed to keep fighting the anti-immigrant law, SB 4 one day after judges on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld most of the Texas law. (scroll down to watch complete video of the 30-minute event)
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 19 2017 - 2:53pm
Replay video from the Sept. 19 Grand Opening of the Latino Collection and Resource Center at the San Antonio Central Library. Thanks to support from the San Antonio Public Library and donors like you, you can watch the event live or replay it later for free, right on this page.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 2 2017 - 1:22am
Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. San Antonio organizations and elected representatives are responding to Gov. Greg Abbott’s withholding state grant money his office administers to Travis County due to the county jail’s policy regarding immigrants.
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 1 2017 - 5:03pm
by Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Feb. 1, 2017   Editor's note: This story has been updated. Gov. Greg Abbott has followed through on his threat to cut off state funding for Travis County over its new "sanctuary" policy.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 23 2016 - 11:13am
UPDATED: Optimized with additional information, tools, links, transcribed quotes, links to specific spots in the video and outside links to helpful information. Replay video from the live webcast of What's Next for DREAMers, a panel discussion at the University of Texas at San Antonio Aula Canaria Lecture Hall on the downtown campus, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016. SCROLL down below video for links, tools and transcript.
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 kaitlynncomer on Aug 31 2016 - 10:28pm
The Martinez Street Women’s Center, the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, and the San Anto Cultural Arts (SACA) completed a mural depicting and honoring local African American women and their inspiring contributions and lives while living in the East Side of San Antonio. 
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 26 2015 - 10:22pm
Catch up and get ahead with the Edge for the week of August 24. Congressmen call for end to family detention and private prisons
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 26 2015 - 1:59pm
U.S. Representatives Lloyd Doggett (D-35) and Joaquin Castro (D-20) reiterated their call to close private prisons in Texas that are holding asylum-seeking women and children, and pledged to refuse campaign contributions from the corporations who run the prisons.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 13 2015 - 8:29pm
Nearly 200 people attended an educational forum on family detention and community efforts to welcome and support asylum-seeking refugee women and children from Central America. The Aug. 19 forum at Whitley Theological Center was co-hosted by Interfaith Welcome Coalition, NOWCastSA, COPS/Metro and RAICES.