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September 2018

Voices for Children’s Annual Congress on Children

September 28
Tri-Point, 3233 N. St. Mary's
San Antonio, TX 78212 United States
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$20

On Sept. 28, more than 300 of our community’s child advocates will gather at TriPoint for Voices for Children’s annual Congress on Children, now in its 20th year. Congress on Children is an opportunity to learn about the latest research and programs that address critical issues for our community’s children, a chance to network with other caring child advocates and to prioritize our efforts to ensure a bright tomorrow for all our children. Anyone interested in the well-being of our…

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Digital Inclusion Forum – Engaging the Tech Community

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UTSA Downtown Campus La Villita Room, Durango Building, DB 1.116, 501 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78207 United States
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Free

Free parking will be available in Lot D-3 under the IH-35 bridge. It is located at the corner of W. Cesar E. Chavez and S. Pecos – La Trinidad. Click on link to see maps: http://bit.ly/2LL6grk.  At 5 PM there will be a Pre-reception in the Riverwalk Room, Durango Building, DB 1.124. The digital divide is real. In San Antonio, nearly 1 in 6 households do not have a computer and nearly 1 in 4 do not have Internet access.…

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Immigrant Children, Detention Without End: panel and discussion

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of the Incarnate Word Student Engagement Center Ballroom, 4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Free

Family separation and now the proposed indefinite detention of children seeking asylum. How are these policies affecting the physical, mental and spiritual health of both the children being targeted and the health of our communities where these things are happening? What does it say about us as Americans, especially as citizens of South Texas? These critical issues demand we come together to better understand, process, and act. Join us for a panel discussion and interactive community event. Panelists include faith…

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100 Thousand Poets for Change Presents: Women Speak!

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
El Centro de Artes, 115 Plaza de las Armas
San Antonio, TX United States
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Free

***NOTE: Only women and nonbinary people will be allowed on the open mic stage. Men and others are welcomed to attend as a listening audience.*** This year, 100 Thousand Poets for Change San Antonio's organizer, Viktoria Valenzuela, is calling forward all strength of the women and nonbinary people of San Antonio, Texas. Please join this very special event because each year, since 2011, Valenzuela has gathered poets and guest speakers from every corner of the city (and as far away…

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Homeless By Choice: Book Launch & Forum @SAC

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
San Antonio College McAllister Auditorium, 1300 San Pedro
San Antonio, TX 78212 United States
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October 2018

Propaganda: The Dangers of Dehumanization @SoL Center

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SoL Center at University Presbyterian Church, 300 Bushnell
San Antonio, TX 78212 United States
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$15 – $20

Tuition: $15 before Sept. 27, $20 after Join Dr. Westermann in an exploration of past and current deployments of propaganda, what it feeds on, and what it fuels. The conversation will also look into the dangers of dehumanization as political rhetoric, with examples from Nazi Germany and implications for our own times. Edward B. Westermann, Ph.D., is Professor of History at Texas A&M University at San Antonio. He received his Ph.D. in History from the University of North Carolina at…

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66th Annual Red Mass for Justice

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
San Fernando Cathedral, 115 W. Main Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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The St. Mary's School of Law and Catholic Lawyers' Guild of San Antonio invite members of the legal community from all faiths to the 66th Annual Red Mass at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11 at San Fernando Cathedral.The Most Rev. Gustavo García-Siller, M.Sp.S., Archbishop of San Antonio, will be the principal celebrant and homilist. Schedule of Events 5:45 p.m., Processional 6 p.m., Red Mass begins The custom of a special mass for the judicial community arose in France, England and Italy in the early…

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Celebration & Thanksgiving of Oscar Romero Canonization

October 14 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Christ the King Catholic Church, 2610 Perez
San Antonio, TX 78207 United States
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Celebration and Thanksgiving of the Canonization of Oscar Romero of El Salvador. With guest Archbishop Gustavo and Homily given by El Salvador's very own, Father Juan Carlos. There will be hand crafts, food, displays of work done in EL Salvador praise, worship , testimonies, shirts and mass for his canonization. Mass will be held outside so if you would like to bring and umbrella or fold out chair that would be fine, there will be seats already set up. It…

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