Representatives of six San Antonio nonprofits shared insights about the multi-million-dollar gifts they received from billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, and how the donations will transform the local landscape.
How Did They Do That? San Antonio Nonprofits Talk About Their Surprise Gifts From Billionaire Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott
Written by Vivian Lopez on Aug 1 2021 - 7:48pm
Written by Sami Bouls on Jul 2 2019 - 2:55pm
On Monday, May 20, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Freeman Coliseum. A record breaking 853 students crossed the stage to celebrate earning an associate degree, certificate, or GED. About 220 of those students graduating, were students from five of the Palo Alto College’s seven early college high schools.
Written by Karen Ball on Oct 31 2017 - 7:41pm
San Antonio kicked off a discussion of Participatory Budgeting (PB) at The Brick at Blue Star on June 6, 2017 in a free community-powered event. The conversation showcased Palo Alto College’s PB process (learn more here), and concluded with residents, elected officials and candidates talking about how PB could work. Watch the video and scroll down for a commentary by participant Karen Ball:
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 22 2017 - 8:50pm
Updated: What is "puro" in San Antonio? In a Feb. 21 event at Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex, 11 San Antonians offered their thoughts on what makes something or someone purely San Antonio. The consensus? It depends on one's viewpoint, the speakers and audience members said. The definition could range from music or color to food or sense of place. Or all of the above.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Feb 7 2012 - 2:17pm
A collaborative effort between multiple San Antonio agencies is now focused on getting more area students to apply for college financial aid. The new Student Aid Saturdays program is designed to help students and their families apply for both federal and state financial aid with one-on-one assistance available in both English and Spanish, as well as providing assistance in filing federal income tax returns to expedite the financial aid applications.
Written by Susana on Dec 11 2010 - 2:23pm
Family, friends and colleagues gathered for a moving and funny memorial service to Carlos Guerra, the San Antonio columnist, education activist and Hispanic trailbrazer beloved in the Alamo City and beyond. Watch video of the live webcast here.
Written by San Antonio Ed… on Jun 25 2010 - 3:22pm
San Antonio Education Partnership will host the second in its College Lifeline Series for the Senior Class of 2010, “Your Lifeline to Financial Aid,” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 15 at Central Library, 600 Soledad St.