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Written by Hannah Wolf on Jun 6 2019 - 3:34pm
What would it take to be more effective and efficient in providing innovative, comprehensive and wraparound services to improve the lives of families and communities most in need?
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Jan 16 2019 - 8:56pm
It was dark outside, and the fourth grade student’s grandmother was waiting in the parking lot to take her home from Girls Inc. San Antonio. But the girl clung to her last minutes of Internet access, scrambling to print out her homework from a computer so she could complete the assignment on paper at home, where she has no Internet.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 25 2017 - 2:36pm
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Written by admin_charlotteanne on May 13 2017 - 11:44am
NOWCastSA's video from the April 3 forum on Nonprofit Impact has gone viral after several media outlets focused on Mayor Ivy Taylor's response to a question about the systemic cause of generational poverty. Here are links to the other news organization's articles that credited and linked to NOWCastSA video:
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 Edmond Ortiz on Feb 22 2017 - 11:16pm
In a speech laced together with data and lifted by his passionate hope for 53,000 students, Superintendent Pedro Martinez described an arsenal of innovative solutions he is using combat the stubborn reality of poverty in the San Antonio Independent School District.
Written by Diego Bernal on Nov 15 2016 - 11:04pm
Editor's Note: This column has been republished with the permission of Texas Rep. Diego Bernal. He originally published his education report here.  My commitment to public education is rooted in two core beliefs: The first is that education can solve our most pressing problems — poverty, hunger, inadequate health care, the lack of affordable housing, unemployment, crime, the need for criminal justice reform, and many more.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 17 2016 - 1:05pm
Replay:  Watch the Center for Public Policy Priorities' 2016 State of Texas Children report and San Antonio area snapshot, presented by CPPP, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc.,
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 22 2016 - 9:11pm
Catch up and get ahead with the edge for the week of February 22. Early Voting Have you voted yet? If not, hurry up because early voting for the March 1 primary election ends on Friday, Feb. 26. 
Written by lcarter on Sep 27 2015 - 4:04pm
Last week San Antonio welcomed two distinguished speakers I had the privilege to hear.