Center for Youth Mental Health: Call for Proposals

The Dell Medical School’s Center for Youth Mental Health (CYMH)

Calling all Central Texas change agents! The Dell Medical School’s Center for Youth Mental Health (CYMH) is seeking proposals from Central Texas residents to improve transition-age youth mental health in their communities. Proposals should address the barriers faced by transition-age youth (people who are 16-25 years old) in your community. Proposals might include anything from improving transition-age youth access to mental health services to supporting the… Read more »

Spring Fling 2018 and Art Auction

Gulf Coast Bird Observatory

WHAT IS SPRING FLING?   Spring Fling is an amazing opportunity to see and celebrate the return of migratory songbirds as they arrive at stopover habitat along the coast. This is great time to enjoy the wide variety of species that migrate through Texas dressed in their spring finery and to see birds like Baltimore Orioles, Grosbeaks, Summer and Scarlet Tanagers, and numerous warbler… Read more »

A $1M grant moves Alliance Park forward

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission & Alliance Park

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has awared a second $1 million grant to the city of Fort Worth’s Park & Recreation Department to help build Alliance Park in far north Fort Worth.  The grant — along with the previous $1 million grant in 2016 and the acquisition of $2 million of land from HIllwood Properties — will kickstart the park project with a… Read more »

Board expert to lead boot camp

San Antonio Area Foundation

Learn what it takes to govern efficiently Be part of Board Boot Camp on Saturday, April 21. Jennifer Moriarty, the founder of Moriarty Consulting Group, will lead board members and executive directors through the fundamentals of effective board governance the basic roles and responsibilities of a board strategies for building effective board structures. $5.1M raised during Big GiveOver 600 nonprofits participated in 24 hours of… Read more »

Honoring Mothers 17th Annual Luncheon

The Battered Women and Children's Shelter

Join The Battered Women and Children’s Shelter along with Mayor Ron Nirenberg and author Gwendolen Wilder on Thursday, May 3rd at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio for a luncheon celebrating strength and resiliency of women and mothers.   Article Author: The Battered Women and Children’s Shelter

Cactus Pear Music Festival Soiree on April 8

Cactus Pear Music Festival

If you’ve never heard chamber music performed as it was intended to be experienced in the “chambers” of palaces, estates and villas, then you’ve not had the pleasure of true chamber music. The intimacy of the venues, the closeness of the performing Artists and the delightful company of like-minded music lovers make for a truly memorable afternoon.

U.S. News and Aetna Foundation Release Inaugural Healthiest Communities Rankings – and Texas isn’t on it. Texas is ranked #38 out of 50 states. Texas has poor access to decent healthcare that’s low quality in the first place.

U. S. News & World Report and The Aetna Foundation

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and civic journalism, in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation, the independent charitable and philanthropic arm of Aetna, today announced the inaugural Healthiest Communities rankings. The new report evaluated nearly 3,000 communities nationwide across 10 categories, from education and population health to infrastructure and economy. In addition to assessing which communities offer their citizens the greatest opportunity to live a productive, healthy life, the rankings offer insight into the best approaches for improving public health that can be shared and implemented across the country.

Google has taken the initiative to begin ‘Building a stronger future for journalism’ by elevating quality and fighting discrimination

Google

“Google cares deeply about journalism. We believe in spreading knowledge to make life better for everyone. It’s at the heart of Google’s mission. It’s the mission of publishers and journalists. Put simply, our futures are tied together.”
SUNDAR PICHAI, CEO, GOOGLE

Join us at the exclusive multi-course No Kid Hungry Dinner in San Antonio on May 6th at Hotel Emma in the Pearl

Jacqueline Beretta

Every year, the country’s best chefs join together with one goal in mind: end childhood hunger in America by supporting No Kid Hungry Dinners presented by Citi. In more than a dozen cities across the nation, guests enjoy a one-of-a-kind dining experience curated by each city’s premier culinary talent and participate in unique food, travel and lifestyle auctions – all while raising funds for No Kid Hungry, Share Our Strength’s campaign to end childhood hunger in America.

In San Antonio, we are proud to be hosted for the second time by Chef John Brand at Hotel Emma. In addition to delicious food and find

Data finds Millennials are actively moving away from traditional forms of cause engagement and while taking consistent action on causes they care about

The Case Foundation & Achieve

“The Millennial Impact Project is a pivotal series of studies [helping] organizations and individuals everywhere understand the best approaches to cultivating the interest and involvement of this generation.” – Case Foundation

“When it comes to insights about millennials, our most populous generation, the annual Millennial Impact Report never disappoints.” – Ryan Scott, Forbes

The Millennial Impact Project is the largest body of data and analysis on how US millennials interact with causes. Since beginning the study in 2009, Achieve has researched the behavior and preferences of more than 100,000 millennials (born 1980-2000) through surveys, focus groups and one-on-one interviews.

THE INDEPENDENTS SHOW 2018

The Art Center of Corpus Christi

The Art Center of Corpus Christi hosted its annual Independents Show artist reception Wednesday, March 7. The exhibition is an extremely diverse collection, comprised of all mediums and subject matters. The works will be on display in the Meadows Gallery through March 30.

They, Who Sound

Lawndale Art Center

THEY, WHO SOUND
Presented in collaboration with Nameless Sound
Experimental sound making, improvised music, noises,
the sounding of art, and the performance of art and…

Different Artists and Performers
Every Monday at Lawndale
Two distinct sets each night