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Written by Hannah Wolf on Jun 4 2019 - 2:13pm
A 74-page comprehensive report about the status of women in San Antonio was recently published by Lily Casura, who recently completed her Masters of Social Work at the University of Texas in San Antonio, and Dr. Rogelio Sáenz, professor of demography at the University of Texas in San Antonio. The report was commissioned by the City of San Antonio. It was divided into four parts discussing four major topics: health and wellbeing, economic opportunities, political participation, and violence and safety.
Written by UIWPR on Feb 1 2018 - 8:40am
Olivia Kieffer: … and the Universe exploded (2017) Julie Giroux: Shadow Falls (2013) Alex Shapiro: Moment (2016) John Philip Sousa: The Belle of Chicago (1892) Joni Greene: Out of the Shadows, Love Shines (2017) David Maslanka: On this Bright Morning (2013) Carol Brittin Chambers: Cedar Canyon Sketches (2014). For more information contact Brett Richardson at (210) 841-7232 or at barichar@uiwtx.edu.
Written by UIWPR on Jan 9 2018 - 12:50pm
The Texas Woman’s Heritage in Song for 300 San Antonio One of the exciting opening events for San Antonio’s Tricentennial celebration will be held in Seddon Hall of the University of the Incarnate Word at 7:30 p.m. on January 18th, 2018. This program, presented by Flicka Rahn, soprano, and Ruth Friedberg, pianist and lecturer, traces the history of Texas through the medium of song in the majority of languages that have been spoken in this region.
Written by Valerie Lambardia on Nov 2 2017 - 5:17pm
From the news releaase: Enjoy an elegant evening celebrating the accomplishments of one San Antonio's best! The Women Veteran's San Antonio (WVSA) serves, honors, and empowers women Veterans from all eras and branches of service. Since 2014, the WVSA has provided over 400 homeless woman Veterans hygiene items and additional access to resources.
Written by JamiAlise on Mar 27 2017 - 4:45pm
Join a safe space for women identified people to come together and share their stories, find support, and connect with others. These gatherings will be intended to provide safety, so what is said in these spaces remains in these spaces. Whether you need to just escape, release, or be surrounded by muxeres, this space is yours. For more information about this free event, go to their Facebook listing. 
Written by Brooke Cowey on Mar 20 2017 - 3:40pm
Replay the webcast video from Texas Women of Influence, a panel discussion with San Antonio women leaders about their careers, the challenges they faced in business and their advice for other women.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 11 2017 - 4:56pm
More than 250 people held signs, bumper stickers and cheered on the honking horns of some passing motorists as they showed their support for Planned Parenthood on Feb. 11.
Written by JamiAlise on Feb 1 2017 - 5:28pm
One in three women across the planet will be beaten or raped during their lifetime. PLEASE NOTE: This event is scheuled for Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. (and not Feb. 13).  That’s ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS. Every February, we rise to show our local communities and the world what one billion looks like and shine a light on the injustice that survivors most often face. This year we are rising in solidarity against the exploitation of women.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 21 2017 - 9:14pm
On Jan. 21, 2017, millions of people marched in 600 cities to protest Donald Trump, hatred and inequality and to promote hope and human rights. Using social media posts, this Storify tells the story of that day in your own words. It is San Antonio-centric, but includes posts from Paris, Antarctica and across the United States. The cover image is We are the Storm, by artist Janet Ghio. (You can purchase a poster here.)
Written by Rudy Arispe on Jan 10 2017 - 11:45am
Women from San Antonio and surrounding counties, from virtually all walks of life, are invited to the “Drive for Five” membership kick-off event for Impact San Antonio from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 at the Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway.