Tag: community organizing

Like any smart person with a messy closet, SAISD is getting help from organizers.

Like any smart person with a messy closet, SAISD is getting help from organizers.

San Antonio ISD may have just found the cure to what ails it. The district announced a partnership with SA Rise to lead efforts in restorative justice and diverse cultural curriculum, especially in celebration of immigrant communities. These issues have been near the core of SA Rise’s efforts for most of its two year organizing…

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Got anger about DACA? Mayra Juárez-Denis can tell you how to use it.

Got anger about DACA? Mayra Juárez-Denis can tell you how to use it.

You wouldn’t know it to look at her warm and open face, but Mayra Juárez-Denis is angry… and that’s a good thing. For her, anger is the right response to the possible end of DACA. “Every person in San Antonio knows a friend or neighbor who might be affected,”Juárez-Denis said, “That becomes personal.” While the…

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