Written by FuerzaUnida on Jun 06, 2019
Near the closing of four terms as one of the youngest representatives to serve on San Antonio’s City Council, Rey Saldaña will help welcome the Class of 2019 to their first day of Fuerza Unida’s Summer Youth Leadership Program on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Fuerza Unida.
Written by Hannah Wolf on Jun 06, 2019
What would it take to be more effective and efficient in providing innovative, comprehensive and wraparound services to improve the lives of families and communities most in need?
The Interfaith Welcome Coalition is in need of new volunteers, especially during the evening and overnight shifts because their overnight shelter for migrants is overcrowded.
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…
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jun 04, 2019
Photo by Marco Verch on Flickr, under a Creative Commons 2.0 license. By Edmond Ortiz for NOWCastSA
Runoff candidates for City Council District 2, Jada Andrews-Sullivan and Keith Toney, answered questions from the audience on June 3, 2019 at a forum hosted by the LightHouse Luncheon Group at the Plaza Club in Frost Bank Tower.
Written by Hannah Wolf on Jun 03, 2019
“Priesthood of the People: Cultural Legacies of Vatican II,” is the topic of URBAN-15’s “Hidden Histories," episode on June 3. Watch the episode here. Vatican II, the Second Ecumenical Council of the Vatican, widened the Catholic Church’s insight on how it should approach the expanding…
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 16, 2019
In May 2018, San Antonio ISD Superintendent Pedro Martinez met with students at Cleto Rodriguez Elementary and made them a promise: Their school would stay open if they did really well on their standardized STAAR test. They did astonishingly well: The 5th graders’ science scores improved from…
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 12, 2019
Justice for Our Neighbors, a nonprofit that provides legal and humanitarian assistance for migrants, will be expanding its services along the Texas border, thanks to a grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief.
Written by Texas Tribune on May 09, 2019
By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune | May 7, 2019