Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 18, 2020
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…
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 06, 2020
By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Feb. 4, 2020
Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 16, 2020
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…
Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 15, 2020
By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune Jan. 15, 2020 A federal judge temporarily blocked a Trump administration policy that would have allowed governors, like Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, and other local leaders to prevent refugees from resettling in those areas.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 14, 2020
By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune Texas’ Catholic bishops issued a sharp rebuke of Gov. Greg Abbott, a fellow Catholic, following his decision Friday to ban refugees from initially settling in Texas. In a joint statement by the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops, which includes leaders from…
Written by Hannah Wolf on Jan 08, 2020
By Hannah Wolf Helen Hausman, adventurous world traveler, patron of the arts, and advocate for compassion, died at home in San Antonio on Nov. 16, 2018, surrounded by her family and friends. She was 96.
Written by Victoria.Villarreal on Dec 23, 2019
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.”