Empty seats were hard to come by at Mission Concepción’s Sunday morning Mass, which parishioners have been holding uninterrupted since the Mission was dedicated more than 200 years ago.
Despite fears of continued gentrification, and the City of San Antonio’s efforts to prevent it, there are ways to ensure social inclusion while rebuilding a neighborhood.
Before the end of January, City Council will consider an ambitious five-year strategic plan designed to build on San Antonio’s economic development successes, and better focus the city on issues such as business attraction and retention.
A growing number of mentor-protégé programs, such as Cafe Commerce’s Break Fast and Launch, are emerging across San Antonio where established business owners share their professional experiences with aspiring entrepreneurs to improve their chances for success.
City officials are budgeting new dollars for the Economic Development Department to build stronger connections with established and emerging industries, pushing workforce development, and seeking local and international economic partnerships.
Accion Texas revealed its new name and logo Wednesday morning.