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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 27 2018 - 2:29pm
The 4th Convening of the San Antonio Faith-Based Initiative featured an interactive working session facilitated by Trinity University's Dr. Christine Drennon and SA2020's Molly Cox to explore the geographical lines of division and the intentional initiatives of common good in San Antonio. The meeting was hosted by Rev. Ann E. Helmke, San Antonio's Community Faith-Based Liaison. This four-video playlist from the meeting includes the introduction, Christine Drennon's presentation, Molly Cox' presentation and the conclusion, pulling it all together.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 29 2018 - 12:46pm
Several San Antonians, past and present, helped lift the conversation at the  2018 South by Southwest festival, promoting cultural and professional diversity and exploring ways to effectively measure a city’s growth. Counteracting biases
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 8 2018 - 8:46pm
By Edmond Ortiz San Antonians will be speaking up and representing their communities on key issues from March 9 to March 18 at the 2018 South by Southwest, the annual Austin festival that celebrates convergence of technology, music and cinema. Individuals from San Antonio nonprofits, businesses and academia are scheduled to talk about topics including diversity, health care, community organization, empowering women, minority communities, aging and entrepreneurship.
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 Mar 15 2017 - 11:31pm
“San Antonio is in the middle of a renaissance.” So says Hugh Daschbach, culinary concierge of Hotel Emma at Pearl.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 2 2017 - 4:48pm
Editor's Note: This story has been updated throughout.  There will be more than San Antonian taquerias, musicians and filmmakers demonstrating their talent at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) festival. Several local representatives from the high technology, culinary arts and educational sectors will gather in Austin to discuss how San Antonio has now become known more than a tourist town. The annual convergence of interactive technology, music and cinema begins March 10.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 12 2017 - 3:22pm
SA2020, the local nonprofit that’s charting San Antonio’s progress in several categories over a decade, said 41 percent of 59 target goals have been achieved or exceeded. That was one of the big takeaways from a DreamWeek luncheon held Jan. 12 at the Witte Museum’s Mays Family Center.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 4 2017 - 6:40pm
San Antonio’s DreamWeek looks to have its largest offering yet of activities promoting the ideals of cultural diversity, equality, tolerance and progressive community action. The annual DreamWeek takes place Jan. 6-21, and includes dozens of events citywide — lectures, luncheons, community forums, festivals, exhibits, concerts, among other activities.
Written by JamiAlise on Dec 14 2016 - 4:27pm
SA2020 releases the SA2020 Impact Report, a comprehensive review of San Antonio’s progress in 2016 and a celebration of the events, organizations, and initiatives moving our city forward. Please join us at our Impact Report Luncheon, a DreamWeek San Antonio event, to see our updated community data, honor our Partners’ incredible work, and learn more about the programs across our community that are helping to drive change in San Antonio.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Aug 24 2016 - 7:57am
Musical Bridges Around the World will present artists from around the globe – including San Antonio’s Sister Cities (Chennai, India; Kumamoto, Japan; Guadalajara and Monterrey, Mexico; Gwangju, South Korea; Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain; and Kaohsiung, Taiwan) – during the nonprofit’s 5th Annual International Music Festival that will be held at the UNESCO (United Nations E