SA2020 Updates

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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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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Beyond 2020

As of January 29, 2021, 2,027 people have lost their lives to COVID-19 in Bexar County. While there is not a complete list naming those we have lost, we know this number includes family members, neighbors, co-workers, educators, students, frontline

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New Decade, New Leadership

My love affair with community visioning started ten years ago. I witnessed, as a volunteer table facilitator for the original visioning process, the power of thousands of people coming together to articulate a shared vision. In 2011, I consulted for

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Welcoming 3 New Members to Our Board of Directors

We’re thrilled to be welcoming three more San Antonians to the SA2020 Board of Directors. In addition to serving the community through their professional work—including in K-12 education, transit, and higher education—our newest Board members also contribute their experience and

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Reflecting on a 2020 We Couldn’t Have Predicted

Crafting an end of year message, in general, is not my favorite. There is an expectation—maybe self-imposed—that it will inspire or deliver hope in a beautifully crafted paragraph or two. Then, the end of the year 2020 arrived… For the small

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A Thank You to Our Long-Term Leader

Sonia Rodriguez began her work with SA2020 in 2010 when she was tapped as one of the tri-chairs of what began as a community engagement process to create a ten-year vision for the future of San Antonio. In 2012, she

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Global Learning for the City That Raised Me

As a South Asian woman raised in a tight-knit immigrant community in south Texas, the intersections of my identity and lived experiences cannot be separated from place.  I was a junior in High School when 9/11 happened. We watched the

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