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November 2017

It’s Not on MY Map: A Panel Discussion on Equity Impacts in SA

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
YWCA, 503 Castroville Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78237 United States
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It's not on MY Map: A closer look at San Antonio's most vulnerable zip codes with an Equity Lens Panelists include: Diego Bernal Patti Radle Queta Rodriguez Richard Montez Matthew Martinez A Discussion organized by UTSA MSW Advanced Policy Students in collaboration with the YWCA. Learn more about the top four zip codes in San Antonio that struggle with low literacy levels, educational attainment, low property values, domestic violence, poverty, and physical health. Our panelists will discuss the historical context…

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Restorative Justice: An Alternative to Disciplinary Policies

November 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Martinez Street Women’s Center, 801 N. Olive
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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Join the MSWC staff for our next community conversation, Restorative Justice: An Alternate to Disciplinary Policies in Our Schools. We are fortunate to have Dr. Sofia Bahena, Assistant Professor of Education Leadership and Policy Studies, and Mr. Robert Rico, Lecturer in the Department of Criminal Justice from the University of Texas San Antonio. They will be leading a presentation on punitive practices, national trends, and ways that we can decrease disciplinary practices that push people out of San Antonio schools.…

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Protect the DREAMer Rally #caminodesueños

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Baptist Temple Parking Lot, 901 E. Drexel
San Antonio, TX 78210 United States
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Com,e and hear stories of DREAMers and supporters of DREAMers.

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Break through the Lens: End Rape Culture

November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Library Auditorium, 600 Soledad
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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On Thursday, November 30, 2017, graduate students enrolled in UTSA’s Social Work program are advocating against Sexual Violence through a project, titled “Through the Lens: End Rape Culture”. The presentation will be held at the San Antonio Public Library, Downtown Branch, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Implementing a research method entitled “photovoice”, the event will be a coordinated effort between on-campus organizations, undergraduate students, and officials to bring attention to “rape culture”. The MSW students will be also be…

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December 2017

Islam, Jihad & World Peace: Interfaith Gathering with Imam Siddiqui

December 2 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Interfaith Chapel at Common Space Interfaith Initiative, Woodlawn Pointe, 702 Donaldson
San Antonio, TX 78201 United States
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Imam Mateen Siddiqui also known as Shaykh Taher Siddiqui has studied Islamic sciences, including Islamic law (shariah), jurisprudence (fiqh), theology (aqida),and spirituality (tasawwuf), under the tutelage of the well-known Sufi master in the Naqshbandi tradition, Shaykh Hisham Kabbani. Treat yourself to a special conversation with Shaykh Taher and friends.

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