Know Your Rights events kick off in SA
August 20, 2018
Members of the community filed in to the Ella Austin Community Center downtown for the first Know Your Rights night event. Saturday’s meeting is just one of four of the events hosted by MOVE Texas, First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Antonio and American Gateways….
Group wants to ‘meat’ area residents and MOVE
August 17, 2018
Group wants to ‘meat’ area residents and MOVE After helping expand the vote in San Antonio, MOVE Texas is making its way to other area cities, including Seguin. As an effort to dive into the community and meet everyone, the area nonprofit is hosting Meat and Greet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23 at…
City Hall Insiders are Sweating the Fire Union’s Proposed Charter Changes – With Good Reason
August 16, 2018
City Hall Insiders are Sweating the Fire Union’s Proposed Charter Changes – With Good Reason Editor’s Note: The following is Their Town, a column of opinion and analysis. City Hall is panicking over the possibility of voters falling in love with the fire union’s three damaging amendments to the city charter this fall….
Move Texas holds “Know Your Rights” session
August 12, 2018
Move Texas holds “Know Your Rights” session Despite the uncertain political situation, a local organization wants dreamers to know that they are not alone. The non-profit organization, Move Texas held a meeting to inform local DACA recipient about their legal rights. The organization says it’s important for recipients to know how to act if they…
Students march in downtown San Antonio against NRA influence
August 4, 2018
Students march in downtown San Antonio against NRA influence Decked in orange and chanting as they marched through the streets of downtown San Antonio, the local branch of Students Demand Action rallied against the National Rifle Association on Saturday morning. “We want to remind adults that we’re still here, we’re still going to make a…
Group ready to help bridge information gap
August 3, 2018
Group ready to help bridge information gap An area organization is on a mission to helping undocumented individuals know their rights. MOVE Texas and legal service provider, American Gateways, is hosting a Know Your Rights Nights training at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4 at Davila’s BBQ, 418 W. Kingsbury St., and another at 2…
Move Texas hosting “Know Your Rights” event
August 2, 2018
Move Texas hosting “Know Your Rights” event A non-profit organization is hosting an event to help the undocumented community know their rights. Move Texas will be hosting a “Know Your Rights” Session to provide legal information to those who may be undocumented. Many people believe that just because someone is undocumented they do not have…
City clerk verifies paid sick leave signatures
August 2, 2018
City clerk verifies paid sick leave signatures The movement to bring paid sick leave to San Antonio inched forward Thursday with the certification of signatures on a petition that forces council members to take action, ratcheting up tension between the business community, activists and the city….
San Antonio City Clerk Certifies Petition Signatures For Mandatory Paid Sick Leave
August 2, 2018
San Antonio City Clerk Certifies Petition Signatures For Mandatory Paid Sick Leave The issue of paid sick leave for workers in San Antonio has crossed an important threshold. Over 70,000 required signatures from petitions were certified by the San Antonio City Council Thursday. Now, it’s up to the Council to decide whether to create an…
Non-profit seeks to empower individuals about their rights
July 18, 2018
Non-profit seeks to empower individuals about their rights After a Federal Appeals Court upheld the immigration known as SB-4, a non-profit organization from San Antonio decided to visit Laredo to inform undocumented immigrants about their rights. Over the weekend, the non-profit Move Texas visited the Gateway City to host an informational session to empower others….