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Inspired by Los Angeles: A Father Brought to Tears

Inspired by Los Angeles: A Father Brought to Tears

02 Aug 2012 |

Deycy Hernandez couldn’t believe what she was seeing.  Just moments ago, the stern-faced gentleman standing next to her appeared impassive while his wife and daughters were jumping for joy.  It wasn’t until Hernandez noticed the tears rolling down his cheeks that she realized how | Read more >

242 Applications Submitted for $60 Million!

242 Applications Submitted for $60 Million!

31 Jul 2012 |

The deadline for the FY 2012 Promise Neighborhoods grants was this past Friday, and there was a huge show of interest from across the country.

A total of 242 applications were submitted–60 implementation grant applications, and 182 planning grant applications.

These numbers | Read more >

San Antonio Builds Plane, Flies It, and Opens Up Its Black Box

San Antonio Builds Plane, Flies It, and Opens Up Its Black Box

17 Jul 2012 | Guest blog post by Marcos Marquez

Research shows that mentoring matters. Personalized instructional support from an adult to a child is a powerful tool that speeds up and deepens learning. The United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County and San Antonio’s Eastside Promise Neighborhood are building on this premise by | Read more >