Community Stories

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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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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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COVID-19: So… What Can We Do?

COVID-19 has created a good deal of stress and uncertainty in our community (and all communities), to be sure. At the same time, it’s also an opportunity to take care of our neighbors—which is perfect in a city that outlined

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To Reimagine Broadway, Look to Our Shared Vision

In 2010, nearly 6,000 people came together to develop a shared vision for the future of San Antonio. It was arguably the most successful community engagement process in San Antonio’s history. Because the vision was written by the community, we

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