SA2020

The mission of SA2020 is to catalyze the entire San Antonio community into passionate, focused, and sustained action to achieve the shared goals that will transform San Antonio into a world-class city by the year 2020 in eleven key vision areas.

Carmen Tafolla reads her poem at a podium. In the background is an "SA2020" banner with colored icons representing the Cause Areas

“Do It”, A 2012 Poem by Carmen Tafolla

On May 19, 2012, SA2020 shifted from the name of a community visioning process to the name of our nonprofit that drives progress toward a shared Community Vision. That means that today marks nine years (!) since the launch that

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A hand holds an "I voted" sticker in front of the San Antonio College Victory center polling center

Takeaways from a Record-Breaking Local Election

Saturday, May 1 marked Election Day, and while the final report is not out, the Unofficial Report from Bexar County gives us much to celebrate and discuss. For the last decade, SA2020 has tracked municipal voter turnout—specifically, how many San

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A photo of Confluence Park in San Antonio. Two people are riding bikes around the water catchment system, and two people are standing talking.

On Earth Day, We’re Celebrating Local Organizations

Happy Earth Day, San Antonio! Today we’re feeling (extra) appreciative of our beautiful environment—and for the local organizations that are committed to protecting it. These nonprofits celebrate our natural resources, advocate for sustainability policies, and offer all of us opportunities

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a young girl looks into a box of school supplies, as Gladys picks out which folder she would like.

Meet Gladys, our Director of Community Impact

The SA2020 Team is growing! Gladys Hernández joins us as the Director of Community Impact after time spent as an educator and an executive director. Find out more about Gladys below, including why we may need to host an SA2020

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Painted heart at Pittman-Sullivan Park

Why One Year of COVID-19 Data Matters

For the past year, every evening, we have downloaded the daily data on the COVID-19 crisis from the City of San Antonio’s Metro Health Department. We know, for example, when reporting shifted from whole numbers to percentages and back again

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Celebrating International Women’s Day Locally

Today is International Women’s Day, a chance to challenge ourselves to forge a more gender-equal world, celebrate women’s achievement, and raise awareness against bias. When we, collectively, make our own community more equitable, we move the needle on our shared goals for all of San Antonio.

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31-derful Things to Do in San Antonio This Week

In honor of Mary Kate’s Birthday Buy a ticket to Movies by Moonlight in the Garden at San Antonio Botanical Garden.Visit Southbound Coffee – snag a coffee and donate menstrual products for the San Antonio chapter of Periods United.Get takeout at a Black-owned

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Guide to Strengthening Crisis Response, Relief & Recovery

In February 2021, people in San Antonio, Bexar County, and across Texas faced freezing temperatures and utility outages. We know that this crisis, much like COVID-19, continues to affect community members differently due to long-standing inequities. The purpose of this

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Supporting One Another During Winter Storm Recovery

updated Tuesday, February 23 at 2:20pm Last week, San Antonio, Bexar County, and the state of Texas faced freezing temperatures and utility outages. We know that this crisis, much like COVID-19, is affecting community members differently due to long-standing inequities.

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