A vigil from our LGBTQIA family for those wh
Written by Guest (not verified) on Dec 10 2018 - 5:36pm
Dear Friends, We are approaching the anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy. Since that event, it is estimated that approximately 600,000 people in our country have been killed or injured by guns. It seems to me most every night on the local news, I hear of some gun violence event here in San Antonio! Next week there will be an EndGunViolence Vigil. It's happening at 7 p.m. on Dec. 13 at the Chapel of the Incarnate Word, located at 4503 Broadway St. Thanks, Sister JT
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 24 2017 - 9:48am
Trinity University students, faculty and local residents gathered for a Solidarity Vigil on Aug. 21, 2017 near Miller Fountain on the campus to show support for people affected by Charlottesville and other recent events. The gathering, organized by the Trinity University Humanities Collective, was also to show "ongoing commitment to the humanistic combination of scholarship with allyship and advocacy."
Written by Guest (not verified) on Jun 15 2016 - 4:41pm
On Thursday, June 16, Mayor Ivy Taylor will join members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and ally community, for a candlelight vigil at Crockett Park to honor the lives of our forty-nine brothers and sisters fatally shot in Orlando, Florida.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 14 2016 - 7:00pm
This week on the Edge: A proposal to cut $1.3 million from San Antonio's Community Safety Net - services for domestic violence victims and the homeless; a San Antonio vigil for Orlando, a Conversation with the Texas Hunger Initiative and an anthology of videos about Kelly Allen, the trailblazing pastor of San Antonio's University Presbyterian Church. San Antonio FY 2017 Budget
Written by CarissaRosalie on Jun 14 2016 - 12:56pm
Inside the moment of one of America’s greatest tragedies, local, transgender comedian, Joan Riviera, had one piece of advice: “Don’t let fear overcome the day.” Just hours after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, San Antonio community members, including civic leaders, LGBT leaders and their allies, organized a vigil in Crockett Park to mourn the 50 lives lost at an Orlando nightclub and stand in solidarity.
Written by B Kay Richter on Jun 13 2016 - 4:02pm
San Antonio residents and community leaders held a vigil June 12 for the victims killed at an Orlando night club that morning. Here are some images from the gathering:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 15 2015 - 3:47pm
About 200 people including San Antonio Spurs basketball players and Frenchmen Tony Parker and Boris Diaw came to Main Plaza on Nov. 15, 2015 in response to the terror attacks in Paris, France on Nov. 13. Here is social media from people who were there, including journalists with MySA.com, Texas Public Radio and the San Antonio Business Journal and KENS5-TV:
Written by Anais Biera Miracle on Mar 13 2014 - 5:08pm
The Children’s Shelter will host Remember 10, a vigil on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at The Children’s Shelter Glenda Woods Campus for Children and Families, 2939 West Woodlawn. Remember 10 will pay homage to the 10 children who passed away in 2013 in San Antonio due to abuse and neglect. The Honorable Peter Sakai, 225th Bexar County District Court Judge will provide keynote remarks. Prior to the conclusion of the vigil, 10 wish lanterns will be released at 6:30 p.m. Remember 10 will mark the beginning of Child Abuse Awareness Month.