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Pastor aims to bridge community resources and needs

Churches have a big impact on vulnerable communities.

The poverty film that put San Antonio on the map

Remember this film? Probably not. But, it was one of the first documentaries to highlight extreme poverty in San Antonio.

What are San Antonio’s vulnerable communities? City aims to find out

The city is looking to define what is a vulnerable community in San Antonio.

Updated: Promise Zone officials await word from HUD

Federal grants might be at risk if HUD budget cuts are imposed, reducing the amount of money that’s allotted for affordable housing and anti-poverty programs.

Blueprint Ministries helps repair people’s roofs, psyche

The local Christian-based nonprofit and volunteers repaired more than 50 roofs mostly in the near West Side and East Side in 2016.

Annual Cesar Chavez march hopes to unite people and politics

The 21st annual Cesar Chavez march focused on accountability and not politics, according to the march organizer Gabriel Velasquez. Local colleges, advocate groups and San Antonio residents gathered to celebrate the annual march that commemorates the civil rights leader known for improving the lives of farmworkers through non-violent tactics. This year’s theme centers on San…