Twenty-four individuals with special needs – each with an accompanying “buddy” – will model the latest fashions at the annual “Hand in Hand: A Night on the Runway” benefit from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the Morgan’s Wonderland Event Center, 5223 David Edwards Drive. Models will include students from Monarch Academy at Morgan’s Wonderland, a school for those with special needs ages 12 through high school that focuses on preparation for life and work. They will be partnered with “buddy” students from TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas.
Written by Morgans Wonderland on Feb 4 2014 - 4:18pm
Written by Nicoletc on Mar 27 2013 - 2:59pm
The Rape Crisis Center will join the National Crime Victim’s Rights Week with our annual Take Back the Night Rally. This year, it will be held in HemisFair Arch Plaza on April 11 from 6-8 p.m. Our art project, speakers, and powerful candlelight ceremony create a night to remember. This community rally will bring together all ages and demographics in a family-friendly event. Community and college anti-violence groups are welcome to set up a booth with more information about local efforts to make San Antonio a safer place.
Written by Jessica Guerrero on Mar 6 2013 - 1:02pm
On Saturday, March 9, 2013, the 23rd Annual San Antonio International Woman’s Day March & Rally (SAIWD) will begin at 10 a.m. at Dignowity Park in San Antonio’s Eastside. For decades, women and allies of San Antonio, surrounding areas and from as far as Austin, Corpus Christi, and Houston, have marched throughout our city chanting, singing, drumming and holding colorful signs and banners. We march for what we believe in and for what we hold most dear.
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Mar 31 2012 - 4:25pm
The annual César E. Chávez March for Justice took a new route on March 31, ending at Alamo Plaza where participants heard speeches from rally organizers and enjoyed performances by dancers dressed in traditional native American attire.
Written by abnaz on Jan 16 2012 - 4:55pm
Marchers came from the North and West sides of San Antonio. Some stepped out their East Side doorsteps. Others hailed from Long Island, New York, and Baltimore. They all came to San Antonio’s Martin Luther King Drive to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the 25th annual official march, believed to be the largest such march in the nation.San Antonio Police officials declined to give a crowd estimate, but the parade of marchers stretched a mile long, with crowd organizers believing that it exceeded past years’ estimates of 100,000 people.
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 CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 17 2011 - 11:21am
The NOWCastSA team was broadcasting live from the largest Martin Luther King March in the nation as an estimated 100,000 people celebrated the life of the civil rights leader by walking along Martin Luther King Drive in San Antonio and gathering for a boistrous rally at Pittman-Sullivan Park.Here are seven videos taken by NOWCastSA intern Andrew Delgado with a Nokia N95:
Written by Susana on Jan 13 2011 - 4:48pm
Educator Mary Frances Berry knows a thing or two about civil rights, and her many distinctions include being arrested multiple times for protesting apartheid in South Africa. Her latest honor comes from San Antonio, where she will be the keynote speaker at the Martin Luther King Jr. March on Monday, Jan. 17.
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 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?