by Brooke Cowey Hundreds of people gathered at the Institute of Texan Cultures on March 27 for the fourth Cultural Conversation event which was designed to challenge misconceptions about refugees and examine how entrepreneurship in the refugee community is changing the face of San Antonio. The event was reated by District 8 Councilman Ron Nirenberg and State Sen. José Menéndez to promote tolerance and diversity. Watch video of the event or scroll down for more detail:
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Come out to the Institute of Texan Cultures on March 27 for Cultural Conversations. The topic for this conversation will be refugees. A short refugee video will be shown and attendees will be broken off in to small groups. There will be 12 small groups and a total of six topics will be covered. There will be a sampling of foods from different cultures as well.
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 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.
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A diverse collection of civic and community leaders are meeting at the Institute of Texan Cultures from on Sept. 9 for the second in a series of Cultural Conversations. The event begins with a reception at 6 p.m., and conversations until 8 p.m. Organizers hope to help neighbors learn about different cultures through food, dance and conversation, to “celebrate our differences and promote unity, tolerance an cultural understanding.”