Following President Biden's 2022 State of the Union Address more than 30 young people from 26 states will react live to the speech in panel discussions. The speakers include Matthew Baiza of San Antonio, the Texas Organizing Director at NextGen America. Watch live or replay later:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 1 2022 - 6:44pm
Written by City of San Antonio on Oct 6 2020 - 2:12pm
Motivated high school students interested in engaging in community issues around climate change, environmental policy, and/or environmental justice are encouraged to apply to Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s Youth Engagement Council for Climate Initiatives, convening this fall and working throughout the 2020–2021 school year. Applications for the council are open now through Sept. 18, 2020, and you can apply here: http://bit.ly/MYCapplication.
Written by karensadams on Dec 5 2017 - 8:42am
ChildSafe was recently awarded a $6,770 grant by the Texas Bar Foundation for a care coordination team for commercially sexually exploited youth, a problem that plagues children in Texas and especially Bexar County. As a result of this grant, ChildSafe will facilitate the creation of a dedicated taskforce and protocols to better identify and meet the needs of child victims of commercial sexual exploitation.
Written by Beth Graham on Mar 18 2016 - 1:13pm
Young performers between the ages of 8 and 17 are invited to audition, rehearse and perform with The Magik Theatre, using the stage, set and props from Magik’s Main Stage production of Charlotte’s Web! Students accepted for the youth version will be rehearsed and trained by Magik Theatre professionals for their premiere at the theatre.
Written by deberry on Nov 24 2014 - 1:48pm
The San Antonio Book Festival is launching its 2nd annual Fiction Contest for students in grades 7 to 12, giving young writers the opportunity to showcase their creativity and narrative skills.
Written by lcarter on Nov 18 2014 - 1:33pm
There’s no denying San Antonio has a large number of youth and teens hanging over the precipice — in danger of falling into lives as under-educated, chronically unemployed adults; alcohol or drug abusers; or perhaps incarceration. Since 1995, Por Vida Academy Charter High School located on the campus of Blessed Sacrament Academy at 1135 Mission Road has been throwing a lifeline to some of the most vulnerable in our community.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Mar 6 2014 - 2:27pm
REPLAY VIDEO: Join NOWCastSA at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 17 for the live webcast of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the Impact on Undocumented College Students with Michael A. Olivas, William B. Bates Distinguished Chair in Law and Director of the Institute for Higher Education Law and Governance at the University of Houston Law Center.
Written by Kris_Serold on Feb 27 2014 - 4:17pm
San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro's Fitness Council, MFC, is looking for committed, enthusiastic youth to serve as advocates for healthy eating and active living in their schools and communities. Student Ambassadors will represent the MFC by promoting and encouraging healthy living at their school campus, at home, and in their communities. DREAM IT.
Written by Providencestaff on Oct 18 2013 - 10:00am
Providence Catholic School students Isabella Rodriguez, sophomore and Madison Wilbur, junior consider their involvement in the National Hispanic Institute (NHI) a significant step in their journey to becoming accomplished and successful women. Both students agree they are gaining valuable leadership and communications experience by participating in the programs offered for exceptionally motivated youth at NHI.
Written by Kris_Serold on Sep 25 2013 - 5:22pm
Youth ages 6 to 16 are invited to sign up to play in the Parks and Recreation Department’s youth volleyball, soccer and basketball leagues. Registration begins on Tuesday, October 1 and will continue through Friday, October 25 at 15 participating community centers. “Organized sports have the power to boost a child’s self-esteem and create lifelong healthy habits, while also teaching them the value of teamwork,” says Program Manager Geronimo Aguirre.