At the third annual Texas Latino Policy Symposium, advocates from across the state will engage in discussions examining the needs of our Latino population and the impact of COVID-19 in Texas. The goal of this symposium is to formulate policy responses to propose to the Texas legislature that redress the disproportionate lasting impact the pandemic has had on Latino families. We explore the issues by focusing on the following areas: health and human resources, labor and employment, education, housing, and development.
Written by City of San Antonio on Sep 8 2020 - 4:13pm
San Antonio launched an interactive website for an exciting new Bicycle Implementation Plan for Downtown and Midtown, as well as the development of a Micromobility Policy for the entire city. Citizen input will help expand upon the City's original Bike Plan, first conceived in 2011. The purpose of the interactive website is:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 31 2017 - 1:18pm
NOWCastSA's video from the April 3 forum on Nonprofit Impact has gone viral after several media outlets focused attention on Mayor Ivy Taylor's response to a question about the systemic cause of generational poverty. Scroll down for a link that goes directly to video of her full response. Here are links to the other news organization's articles that credited and linked to NOWCastSA video:
Written by Amanda Evrard on Jun 6 2016 - 11:21pm
Join NOWCastSA 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8 for the live webcast of a City Council Budget Policy Goal Setting Session in room 206 of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 200 E. Market, San Antonio.
Written by Cary Clack on Feb 7 2016 - 1:12pm
Barack Obama is a citizen born and raised in the United States of America. It says so much about our nation, good and bad, that he now enters the last year of his presidency, yet 1 in 5 of his fellow Americans don’t believe the preceding sentence. At noon, on Jan. 20, 2017, a hand will be placed on a treasured Bible of personal or historic significance and the 45th president of the United States will be sworn in. He or she will assume our nation’s highest elected berth without any suspicions as to place of birth.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 6 2015 - 8:56am
San Antonio hosted its first Sustainability Forum on June 23, 2015, part of the SA Tomorrow comprehensive planning process. SA Tomorrow is addressing the challenges and opportunities associated with adding one million people to the region by 2040, through a Comprehensive Plan update, a Sustainability Plan and a Multi-modal Transportation Plan.
Written by UTSACollege on Apr 10 2015 - 2:48pm
Replay the video from NOWCastSA's webcast at the UTSA College of Public Policy on April 15 about Instability and Flexibility in Today’s Labor Market: Implications for Low-Income Working Families, Child Care, and Public Policy, a Dean's Lecture Series event presented by Dr. Julia Henly.
Written by Clayton Price on Feb 10 2015 - 11:49am
Replay video: San Antonio mayoral candidates Mike Villareal, Leticia Van de Putte and Tommy Adkisson addressed issues ranging from negotiations with the firefighter's and police unions to minimum wage and a living wage at a forum Feb. 7.
Written by UTSACollege on Aug 25 2014 - 4:52pm
REPLAY VIDEO: Join NOWCastSA 8:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, August 26 for the live webcast of UTSA's conference on Young Migrants and the Border.
Written by gsbaird on Dec 27 2013 - 12:20pm
Young adults, based on recent polls, are unaware of the benefits they can obtain from the Health Insurance Marketplace, one of the major elements of the Affordable Care Act. They dislike the individual mandate which requires that adults purchase a health insurance policy or pay a penalty. The principle of the mandate is that, to enable a few sick people to be in the insurance pool while holding premiums steady, a large number of healthy people need to join the pool.