Officials announced the formation of a domestic violence commission Friday, chaired by Judge Monique Diaz and Assistant City Manager Colleen Bridger.
City Council reviewed elements of next year’s $2.9 billion budget focused on improving the quality of life for vulnerable families and children.
City officials turned to SAWS for additional revenue, proposing an increase in the portion of money given to the City for the first time since 1992.
A judge and councilwoman are asking the City and County to provide funds for a hybrid domestic violence and drug court to address the underlying causes of domestic violence.
Domestic violence in San Antonio has reached epidemic levels – so what can City, State, and federal leaders do to fight it?
City Council members got budget previews from the San Antonio police and fire departments as the budgeting process for 2020 gets underway.
Commentary: It’s time to connect the dots between economic security and domestic violence. This is not just a women’s issue.
The briefing on the Status of Women revealed some bright spots for girls and women in the areas of education, home ownership, and civic engagement.
Providence Place started a new program for women seeking assistance while escaping traumatic situations, including domestic violence and sexual assault.
Councilman Greg Brockhouse (D6) and Mayor Ron Nirenberg answered questions at a Tuesday forum spanning domestic violence, homelessness, and transportation.