San Antonio saw the second largest increase of suburban Millennials nationwide, with 14.4% growth.
In the initial May 6 ballot, fewer than one in 10 voters were under age 34, though they represent more than a third of San Antonio’s voting age population.
With the presidential election less than one month away, one of the big questions is how Millennials will vote.
Growing Empowered Together (GET) is a new grassroots nonprofit in San Antonio with the mission of inspiring progressive Texas Millennials, Americans born between 1982 and 2000, to vote and to volunteer in their communities.
In 2014, there were 53.3 million Latinos in the United States, comprising 17.1% of the total U.S. population, according to the Pew Research Center.
This could be a story about an accomplished woman with a Ph.D. in geology who left a career as a geochemist doing research for institutions such as NASA and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to take a leap of creative faith in carving the very rocks she used to study.
San Antonio’s young professionals will have the chance to candidly discuss local government with Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff, Mayor Ivy Taylor, and City Manager Sheryl Sculley at the panel “Your Government, Explained” hosted by the Leadership Organization of Professionals (LOOP).
Editor’s note: The following commentary was sent to the Rivard Report in response to a recent article written by Trinity University graduate Jonathan Hernandez, who described the challenges he ultimately surmounted in landing a good job in San Antonio despite his lack of experience.
I sat in Local Coffee at The Pearl, chugging some of San Antonio’s best Americanos, with my college ring from Trinity University weighing down my ring finger as I scrolled indefinitely through job postings that I wasn’t, technically, qualified for.
VIA Metropolitan Transit riders can now start their online days the moment they step onto the bus, thanks to the expansion of free WiFi services on all VIA buses and facilities.