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
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.
Since moving to San Antonio, I’ve learned a lot about the glue that holds this city together. “Where did you go to high school,” devotion to H-E-B, explaining exactly how Austin’s breakfast tacos are worse (basically inedible!) all come to mind, along with the shared Community Vision that SA2020 has held through the last ten years and now carries into a new decade.
In 2020 especially, nonprofit organizations across San Antonio and Bexar County have stepped up in big ways to meet changing community need. As the organization that drives progress toward San Antonio’s Community Vision, we are so proud to support 158
We’re so excited to have 22 (!) new Nonprofit Partners on board! These organizations are all working toward San Antonio’s shared vision—and they’re able to show exactly how. Our partnership provides opportunities to strengthen and better communicate their impact, and
Can you say “sex” and “condoms” without turning red, and understand how healthy relationships fit into the conversation? Then you might be an excellent board member for an organization that talks about sex education and women’s health as enthusiastically as
School’s out! We can still remember the euphoria of the first day of summer vacation… followed by the inevitable boredom that sunk in a week or two later. Fortunately, San Antonio nonprofits are here to make sure our kids’ summers are fun, educational, and active. We’ve put together a list of camps hosted by our Nonprofit Partners, and now we’re considering crashing a few ourselves. From movie making to dinosaur tracking, there’s a camp for every young person this summer!
Happy Earth Day, San Antonio! We’re lucky to live in a city filled with and surrounded by so much much natural beauty—and to have so many people and organizations protecting it. Today especially, we hope you’ll consider how your actions might affect our entire community. Are you driving when you could be walking or cycling (and enjoying our beautiful Spring weather)? Relying on too many single-use coffee cups after late Spurs games? Creating a little too much trash at Fiesta celebrations?