Community Stories

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

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San Antonio’s Bold Community Efforts of the Last Decade

The last ten years have proven that driving progress toward a shared Community Vision requires targeted, race-conscious investments informed by San Antonians most impacted by systemic inequities. The following bold efforts have driven real progress toward the goals we set

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An overhead of a zine, laid flat.

Whatcha Mean, What’s a Zine?

From school projects, to documenting my favorite song lyrics and book quotes, to writing stories, to grappling with difficult moments, zines are my favorite go-to medium.

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Photo of a hand pressing a pin into a map of San Antonio, colored by City Council Districts

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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How Paid Internships Changed Everything For Me

In 2010, San Antonians said they wanted a highly qualified and educated workforce and provides economic opportunity for all of its residents. We know that to achieve this it requires a community-wide focus on education, professional certificates, and opportunities like

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