Stories

On this blog, we share the stories of people all over San Antonio who are leading change. Read about the individuals, organizations, and collaborations that are moving us closer to the shared Community Vision.

Through The Board Game, We Matched 84 People with Nonprofit Partners to Help Reach the Shared Community Vision

SA2020’s 100+ Nonprofit Partners annually report 400-600 open seats on their Boards of Directors. At the same time, we regularly hear from San Antonians about their desire to make a greater impact in the community. In 2019, we launched The Board Game to bridge that gap, reimagine board service to advance racial equity, and ultimately help make local nonprofit boards more representative

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Alex stands underneath a bridge on the San Antonio River.

Meet Alex, the Newest Member of Team SA2020

We’re so excited to welcome Alex Salinas to the team as our Content Manager! Alex previously worked at St. Mary’s University (also his alma mater!) as Associate Director of Communication Writing and Storytelling and at San Antonio Express-News as a

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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 Zoom screenshot of Leadership SAISD Class of 2021 cohort. Graduates are holding their certificates and smiling

Fostering Leadership, Strengthening Education

In 2010, nearly 6,000 people came together to envision a stronger San Antonio where students are provided a quality education no matter where they live and San Antonians are deeply engaged in selfless service to the community. Soon after, in

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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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