Commentary: Creating targeted programs and policies, along with removing barriers to voting, can boost civic engagement in San Antonio.
“The data is important.
The summer before my senior year of high school, I joined an improv group. Joker’s Wild Improvisation Troupe (there was an “e” on the end ‘cause we were fancy) was a group of about 10 people – mostly dudes – who spent weekend nights performing at local bars and restaurants.
My early memories of the political process started in elementary school.
The Big Give SA is coming up on May 5 – a day when the entire city comes together to celebrate local nonprofits and give money to organizations making a difference right here in our community.
This morning, we kicked off the city’s fourth annual Destination College at Café Commerce, while asking participants to put on their sunglasses – because our city’s future is so bright.
In 2004, I got sick.
I started volunteering at the ripe old age of five, but it wasn’t clear to me that’s what I was doing.
Editor’s note: more than 200 civic and business leaders, engaged citizens and educators gathered in a vacant industrial space at the Rackspace Castle Tuesday to help produce a SA2020 Progress Report and Best Practices as the two-year-old initiative evolves from a statement of citywide aspirations to specific undertakings that are now being measured as on or off track.