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 Mar 14 2018 - 6:40pm
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 15 2018 - 11:48am
Replay the video from MOVE San Antonio's Bexar County District Attorney Candidate Forum featuring Democratic District Attorney Candidates Nico LaHood and Joe Gonzales on Feb. 15, 2018 at Woodlawn Pointe. Incumbent LaHood and challenger Gonzales answered questions about their vision for San Antonio's criminal justice system.
Written by MOVE San Antonio on Mar 29 2017 - 3:44pm
Replay video from San Antonio Night Live, a fresh take on a candidate forum produced by MOVE San Antonio at Brick at Blue Star on Saturday, April 1, 2017. The forum was alive with creativity and interactivity and included a Policy Pizza segment and an amazing talent competition between candidates for San Antonio mayor and city council. (Watch video below to understand ...)
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 18 2017 - 3:20pm
About 200 people marched through the streets of San Antonio Saturday, Feb. 18, protesting the Trump Administration’s immigration policies. Liberty League of San Antonio, a grassroots organization, organized the peaceful event, which went viral via a Facebook invite.
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 CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 30 2017 - 9:59pm
On Jan. 29, 2017, about 250 people gathered in San Antonio's Main Plaza to protest the Trump Administration's move to ban Muslim refugees and to build a wall on the border of the United States and Mexico. Watch a full video of the rally below. In their own words, here is their story.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 4 2017 - 6:40pm
San Antonio’s DreamWeek looks to have its largest offering yet of activities promoting the ideals of cultural diversity, equality, tolerance and progressive community action. The annual DreamWeek takes place Jan. 6-21, and includes dozens of events citywide — lectures, luncheons, community forums, festivals, exhibits, concerts, among other activities.
Written by Lauren Browning on Oct 5 2016 - 8:18pm
Growing Empowered Together (GET) is a new grassroots nonprofit in San Antonio with the mission of inspiring progressive Texas millennials, Americans born between 1982 and 2000, to want to vote and to volunteer in their communities. Like most other nonprofits, GET was born of a sense of urgent community need.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Sep 14 2016 - 1:05am
A local nonprofit dedicated to mobilizing and educating young people has released its latest voter's guide. Mobilize, Organize, Vote, Empower San Antonio (MOVE S.A.) has been forming voter's guides to mainly local elections for a few years now. The grassroots group strives to engage young voters.