San Antonio has introduced a new initiative to engage immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers. The Immigration Community Liaison is committed to strengthening coordination and connection to services for the immigrant community.
With the community-at-large as their North Star, San Antonio intentionally works toward equitable outcomes and community results. Creating a vision with the community utilizes civic engagement, as residents prioritize exactly what to continue to work toward.
The program targets adults who want to finish their degrees. Upgrade’s advisers work with individuals and employers seeking to up-skill their employees.
Teen pregnancy has been a major problem in Bexar County, with 2010 rates among the highest in the United States. That distinction didn’t sit well, so the San Antonio Teen Pregnancy Prevention Collaborative (SATPPC) was formed to reduce the teen birth rate among females ages 15 to 19.