Replay video from the NOWCastSA webcast of a community conversation about civility, presented by Compassionate San Antonio, the SoL Center on Oct. 29, 2018 at the TriPoint Events Center. Is it possible to disagree without being disagreeable? Watch meaningful small group conversations and learn practical techniques. Thanks to support from the San Antoio peaceCENTER, anyone can watch live or replay for free right on this page.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 26 2018 - 4:21pm
Written by rudyarispe on Apr 4 2018 - 10:10am
The solo exhibition, "Celebration of the Art of Calligraphy: Messages of Peace and Reassurance" features the rhythmic paintings of Salma Arastu. Her current body of work explores the continuous and lyrical line of Arabic calligraphy and Islamic patterns influenced by both her native culture and the universal teachings of the Quran. An artist reception is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at the MBAW Art Gallery. The exhibition continues through Aug. 20.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 6 2017 - 12:20pm
Freezing (and in some cases, icy) weather did not dampen the spirits of more than 100 people who attended the DreamWeek San Antonio opening ceremony Jan. 6. Gathered for a warm, freshly cooked breakfast at The Spire at Sunset Station, the attendees heard powerful words of hope, compassion and cultural diversity from guest speakers and organizers.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 5 2016 - 7:17pm
On the day after the election, can we still be friends? How will we live together then? On Nov. 7, the day before the election, join NOWCastSA, Compassionate San Antonio, Texas Public Radio and the Dialogue Institute/Southwest for the live webcast of a conversation about the day after the election. NOWCastSA donated its services for this event, so you can watch the webcast live from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. or replay it later for free, right on this page. Support more work like this by donating here.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 20 2016 - 9:57pm
This week’s edge includes: Beacon Hill Area Neighborhood Association and a heavy-handed developer, Esperanza Peace and Justice Center's "Take Back Our City,” video from conversations across San Antonio about racism, a critical look at the Alazán Creek trail project and an extraordinary portrait of the city’s visual artists. Beacon Hill Area Neighborhood Association SLAPPed by Developer
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 12 2016 - 8:58pm
Welcome to a special edition of the Edge. Many of us are looking for guidance on how to move forward after the tragedies last week: The cowardly ambush that killed five police officers in Dallas, and the police shootings in the days before that killed two black men, Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 16 2015 - 2:19pm
The San Antonio peaceCENTER hosted a conversation about Prejudice in Our World Today, featuring Peace Laureates Rosie Castro, Rabbi Samuel and Lynn Stahl, Sr. Teresa Maya and Imam Omar Shakir. The conversation on Feb. 26, 2015 was held at the Whitley Center at Oblate School of Theology and was free and open to the public. The Peace Laureates were asked to give their wisdom in conversation about ways to talk about prejudice while being honest and compassionate.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 23 2014 - 11:16am
Replay the video: Replay the Sept. 27 webcast "Learning from Madiba: Lessons for Theology, Spirituality and Politics," from the Whitley Center at the Oblate School of Theology. Presented as part of the Sankofa Institute of African American Pastoral Leadership Lecture Series, the discussion be led by Allan A. Boesak, an honorary doctorate recipient of the Oblate School of Theology, who is a native of South Africa and a minister of the Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa.
Written by esperanzacenter on Jul 14 2014 - 2:50pm
On Monday, June 23, inner city residents, advocates for affordable housing and public health, and urban scholars held a town hall session with elected officials to address gentrification in San Antonio.
Written by Tawseef Ali on Jul 3 2013 - 1:37pm
Replay Video: Around 75 concerned locals gathered on June 29 at the Friendship Baptist Church to discuss what Economic Development means, who it caters to and what its future in San Antonio may be.