Community Stories

Budget Times USA

I want to talk to you about budgets. No, wait! Don’t fall asleep. This is important! Each year, the City of San Antonio crafts their (our?) budget – arguably the most important policy document for our city—‘cause you can’t pass

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My Internship with SA2020

Based off of movies and TV shows, I thought that I would be expected to fetch coffee and run tedious errands as an intern. In fact, I was reluctant to apply initially, but a powerful voice in the back of

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Getting Involved in the Decision Making

A diverse population of citizens and professionals filed into the brightly lit conference room, several with a packet that contained information about the presentation. Mostly everyone wore fancy business attire, causing me to gawk at their success and frown at

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My First Day on the Job

Hello there, my name is Gabriela Garcia but I go by Gaby. This is my first experience as an intern, and, judging by the events of the first day, it is going to be the most memorable. Born and raised

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A Stylish Night on Downtown Houston Street

On May 31st, “the city’s chicest incentive to shop local” occurred and an incredible range of supporters and shoppers came out to celebrate Look Local Night in style! Look Local Night is hosted by Style Lush TV and is an

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