Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 11 2020 - 9:50pm
  Alamo Colleges District
Written by Texas Tribune on Mar 10 2020 - 5:07pm
By Alex Samuels, The Texas Tribune March 10, 2020 Mandatory paid sick leave, a policy proposal that’s faced consistent pushback from Texas’ leading Republicans and conservative groups, is once again being thrust into the spotlight as the state and workers’ rights groups seek to quell the spread of the new coronavirus.
Written by Community Info… on Mar 6 2020 - 5:50pm
Our neighborhoods are so much more than just the location of the buildings we live in. Each neighborhood offers something beautiful, inspiring, and entirely unique. However, where we live plays a big role in how long we live, and the longest-lived and shortest-lived neighborhoods are separated by nearly 20 years in average life expectancy. The video below explains Somos Neighbors, a new tool to connect us with each other to better understand the neighborhoods we live in and how we can close the life-expectancy gap.
Written by San Antonio Ri… on Feb 19 2020 - 2:11pm
From the Facebook Event page by the hosts, San Antonio River Foundation and San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department: Spring is right around the corner and it’s the perfect time to adopt a tree! Supplied by San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department, these 1 gallon FREE native trees need your love and care to grow and join the vibrant canopy which makes San Antonio a beautiful place to live and play.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 18 2020 - 4:38pm
Leaders from nonprofits, human services agencies, community groups and the faith community gathered for a community conversation on how to better connect services and help with people in poverty. The Jan. 28 event at the Maestro Center, hosted by San Antonio Department of Human Services, was the second Community Conversation in a four-part series on Poverty.
Written by Edward Olvera on Feb 7 2020 - 1:10pm
RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/strong-minds-and-happy-hearts-tickets-75871123573   One in five children experiences a mental, emotional or behavioral problem. They’re not just “trying to get attention.” It could seriously affect their ability to learn and to be successful. There is hope.
Written by Edward Olvera on Jan 27 2020 - 2:45pm
The City of San Antonio Department of Human Services, in conjunction with the South Alamo Regional Alliance for the Homeless (SARAH), has partnered with Homebase/Center for Common Concerns to conduct an assessment of the current homeless response system, perform a gap analysis, and help develop a 5- to 10-year Homeless Strategic Plan to enhance the City’s current efforts.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 16 2020 - 2:16pm
By Juan Pablo Garnham, The Texas Tribune In the 40-minute bus ride across San Antonio that Barbie Hammond takes to work, there’s one topic of conversation that keeps coming up: the cost of rent. “A lady that I talk to on the bus told me she had to move because of the rent increases,” the 57-year-old said. “And I told her, ‘Well, when Christmastime came, I got a note saying that the next month there will be a $60 increase in my apartment.’”
Written by Victoria.Villarreal on Dec 23 2019 - 5:04pm
By Victoria Villarreal of the San Antonio Public Library As the temperatures continue to drop in South Texas, the San Antonio Public Library has a new initiative to help those in need. The Potranco Branch Library is home to the San Antonio Public Library’s first ever “Wall of Warmth.”