Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Mayor (and Sister Cities International Chairman) Ron Nirenberg moderated a panel about Compassionate Cities at the organization’s annual convention in Houston. “Compassion is an act, not a verb,” noted Marilyn Turkovich, Executive Director of the Charter for...
Happy Birthday To . . . Stephen & Jessamyn

Happy Birthday To . . . Stephen & Jessamyn

July 17, 1937 Stephen Levine “If you were going to die soon and had only one phone call you could make, who would you call and what would you say? And why are you waiting?” July 18, 1902 Jessamyn West “It is very east to forgive others their...
A Franciscan Benediction

A Franciscan Benediction

May God bless us with discomfort At easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships So that we may live from deep within our hearts. May God bless us with anger At injustice, oppression, and exploitation of God’s creations So that we may work for justice,...
Get Your Immigrant Rights Red Cards

Get Your Immigrant Rights Red Cards

All people in the United States, regardless of immigration status, have certain rights and protections under the U.S. Constitution. The Know Your Rights Red Cards were created to help people assert their rights and defend themselves against constitutional violations....
Happy Birthday To . .  Henry and Oscar

Happy Birthday To . . Henry and Oscar

July 12, 1817 Henry David Thoreau “If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.” July 12, 1895 Oscar Hammerstein...
Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

These boxes of the San Antonio Library Foundation’s Born to Read bilingual board books series created with @sama_art And @tupress are on their way to the City of San Antonio’s Migrant Resource Center. This compassionate news roundup is published every Wednesday...