About a hundred marchers gathered at 10 Saturday morning at Travis Park for the 32nd San Antonio International Women’s Day March & Rally.
Esperanza Peace & Justice Center
Let’s make one thing clear, the Decade of Downtown in San Antonio is alive and well. It hasn’t expired. And it will continue as long as there are city policies designed to incentivize the production of market-rate housing in the downtown area.
Calls for spending all $150 million in potential housing bond dollars on San Antonio’s most vulnerable populations permeated the housing bond committee’s second meeting held Wednesday night at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
Angie Merla, an artist and long-time volunteer at the Esperanza’s Día de los Muertos event, was honored with an ofrenda after she died of cancer earlier this year.
The San Antonio Housing Authority is requesting $75 million for the Alazan Courts from the upcoming 2022-2027 bond program, which San Antonio voters will be asked to approve in May.
Next May, for the first time, San Antonio voters will be asked to approve a $250 million housing bond toward affordability initiatives.
San Antonio’s repair program is targeting homes that were once deemed by the federal government as undesirable—a practice known as red lining.
The Pearl is transforming its annual Día de los Muertos celebration into a virtual experience this year, though some in-person amenities will still be available.
The Esperanza Peace & Justice Center has initiated the creation of a historic district on the West Side.
Rehab work to create the Museo del Westside, a museum dedicated to West Side history and culture that’s going into an old icehouse, could begin this fall.