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Local art brings new life to San Antonio’s Westside

Local art brings new life to San Antonio’s Westside

By Lea Thompson La Prensa Newly painted murals along Guadalupe street show the incredible growth taking place in the Westside San Antonio community. Local artists and residents recently partnered with the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) and San Anto Cultural Arts to create images representing the Westside’s unique culture and history. Participants and community supporters

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Migrant Children tell their own stories with help from Georgia Southern Professors

By Scott Beck y John Newton La Voz Latina The children of migrant farmworkers have passed through the schools of the Vidalia Onion region of south Georgia for nearly two generations, but rarely have they had the opportunity to tell about their own lives. However, this summer a program in Metter helped a number of

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San Antonio’s farmer’s market offers more low-income access

By Lea Thompson La Prensa de San Antonio SAN ANTONIO — Despite the rising temperatures, this summer is the perfect time to explore the growing Farmer’s Market landscape in San Antonio. Every Tuesday, the San Antonio Food Bank brings nutritional education and new food options to locals at the downtown Farmer’s Market on Main Plaza.

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After excluding undocumented students, Latino scholarships revise eligibility

The Venture HOUSTON — Undocumented Hispanic students who applied for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals find that although they are lawfully present in the U.S., they remain ineligible to apply for many scholarships aimed at Hispanics because they do not fulfill the requirement of being a U.S. citizen or a permanent legal resident. DACA, a

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