Self-educated and fiercely outspoken, Linda Chavez-Thompson has become the spokesperson for labor workers around the state.Now, if she wins election in November, Linda Chavez-Thompson will become the first Latina lieutenant governor of TexasBorn and raised in Lorenzo, Texas as a second generation Mexican-American, she hoed and picked cotton from age 10 until she was 19 years old. As one of 10 children, she had to drop out of high school as a freshman to help support her family.
Written by Dania Pulido on Jun 24 2010 - 11:04am
Written by Rosalynn Warren on Jun 15 2010 - 10:37am
As a representative of the International Woman's Day March Planning Committee, I traveled to New Orleans by bus on Sunday, April 25, with a delegation from San Antonio, including members of the IWD Committee and of the San Antonio Free Speech Coalition. We headed to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to defend our right to free speech and assembly. This first-person article was originally published in "La Voz".
Written by Susan Finch on Jun 10 2010 - 12:51pm
NEW ORLEANS -- Traveling by bus from San Antonio to New Orleans isn't easy if you 're in a wheelchair. But that was the price Lorinda Carr was willing to pay recently in support of an ongoing court fight to force San Antonio to quit letting groups it endorses parade for free while billing all others for traffic control and cleanup.
Written by JuanHijo on Mar 30 2010 - 8:30pm
Food Inc Tweetup at The Cove - April 21 at 6:30 p.m. - Free EventCome meet with other San Antonians to discuss the film #FoodInc airing on PBS at 8 p.m.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Mar 16 2010 - 4:21pm
Catholic Mass celebrating the life and legacy of Cesar E. Chavez will begin at 8 a.m.Sunday at San Fernando Cathedral, 115 W. Main Plaza in San Antonio.