City Councilman Alan Warrick (D2) speaks about the efforts to increase minimum wage. Photo by Kathryn Boyd-Batstone.

Warrick Pledges Support for $15 Minimum Wage, Project Quest Funding

Councilman Alan Warrick (D2) met with members of  the Neighborhoods First Alliance and COPS/Metro Alliance at an Eastside church hall Tuesday evening, publicly pledging his support for a $15 an hour minimum wage for all City employees by 2018 and a $2.2 million grant for Project Quest and its job training programs in the City’s 2017 Fiscal Year Budget.

Community members hold C.O.P.S signage. Photo by Scott Ball.

COPS/METRO Alliance: 40 Years of Community Change

For more than 40 years, the local leaders and activists who make up the COPS/Metro Alliance – a coalition of religious institutions, schools, and unions – have represented and served the interests of some of the most vulnerable communities in the greater San Antonio area.