LIVE NOW: Webcast of the Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) Annual La Semana del Niño Bilingual Parent Institute until 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The annual institute offers families, school district personnel and community groups from across Texas the opportunity to network, obtain resources and information and receive training and bilingual materials on IDRA’s nationally-recognized research-based model for parent leadership in education.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 18 2017 - 11:44am
Residents from the San Antonio’s most ethnically diverse city council district sought pledges from candidates in the May 6 election to fight Islamophobia and protect their neighbors, thousands of whom are refugees and immigrants.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Apr 4 2017 - 5:18pm
Join Dress For Success San Antonio on May 9 for their quarterly evening open house, DFS Connect. Come experience for yourself why Dress For Success does what it does. This open house will include a light refreshments. There will be short presentations by their Executive Director, Director of Client Services and a Board Member. There will be a tour of their facility. Learn how they help clients get back into the workforce.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 22 2017 - 11:16pm
In a speech laced together with data and lifted by his passionate hope for 53,000 students, Superintendent Pedro Martinez described an arsenal of innovative solutions he is using combat the stubborn reality of poverty in the San Antonio Independent School District.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Feb 8 2017 - 7:50pm
Replay video of the San Antonio Digital Inclusion Summit on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, where 150 people from dozens of organizations shared ideas, resources, best practices and a vision for digital inclusion and bridging the digital divide in San Antonio. This free public event in the auditorium of San Antonio Central Library started at 8:30 a.m. with opening remarks by Mayor Ivy Taylor and continued through 3 p.m. A report issued in 2016 by HUD paints a graphic picture of the digital divide in San Antonio:
Written by Brooke Cowey on Jan 31 2017 - 4:31pm
A “No Ban, No Wall” March will take place on February 18th to protest President Trump's executive order to ban refugees and immigrants for 90 days, and to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Jan 19 2017 - 4:20pm
On May 5th there will be a ticketed luncheon with U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrea as part of the Autograph Series. Juan Felipe Herrea was named California’s poet laureate in 2012. In 2015, he became the 21st U.S. poet laureate, and was the first Latino to hold the position. Herrea’s collection of works include over a dozen collections of poetry, short stories, young adult novels, and children’s literature.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Jan 19 2017 - 4:07pm
Come out on May 4th to hear Juan Felipe Herrera’s free public reading as a part of the Autograph Series. Juan Felipe Herrea was named California’s poet laureate in 2012. In 2015, he was named U.S. poet laureate. Herrea’s collection of works include over a dozen collections of poetry, short stories, young adult novels, and children’s literature.
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 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.