SA2020 Updates

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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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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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It’s 2020. What Now?

More than nine years ago, thousands of San Antonians gathered to map out a Community Vision for the future. Together we prioritized what we wanted to see maintained or improved, and then we set real, measurable goals—for the year 2020.

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