Accountability Session, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, 7pm, OLG-Helotes

Join us at an Accountability Session with candidates for US Congressional District 23, Texas State Representative Districts 116 and 117, and Bexar County Commissioner Precinct 2 on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 7pm at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church-Helotes (13715 Riggs Road; Helotes, TX). 

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Leaders Educate Residents About Expanded $9M Home Rehab Program

Less than one year after more than 750 COPS / Metro leaders secured candidate pledges for increased municipal investments in home rehabilitation, leaders are now training hundreds of residents about the new program and how to apply.  $9 Million has been set aside for qualifying residents — $6.5 Million from federal funds and the rest through the City of San Antonio.

This effort is a key part of the “Decade of Neighborhoods” campaign launched by COPS/Metro last year.

512 people were trained in just one week.

[Photo screenshot from FOX News coverage.]

Application for San Antonio Home Rehab, FOX News [pdf]

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State-Wide Issues Assembly - Saturday, December 2, 2017

We seek leaders who are willing to work to build our institutions and our organization. Find out how our network organizations in Texas are doing at the State-Wide Issues Assembly on Saturday, December 2, 2017.  2017-12-02StatewideIssuesAssembly.jpg

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Recap of Sign Up & Take Charge Kick-Off Assembly

Here are some photos and video from the November 16, 2017 Sign Up & Take Charge Kick-Off Assembly:

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Sign Up & Take Charge Kick-Off Assembly

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The demographics and politics of Texas are changing. Do you want that change to reflect your views and your voice? Then plan to attend the COPS/Metro Sign Up & Take Charge (SUTC) Kick-Off Assembly on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7 PM at Sacred Heart Church Civic Center (2123 W. Commerce Street; San Antonio 78207). 

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Reviving the American Dream Economic Summit

You are cordially invited to attend the Reviving the American Dream Economic Summit, Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Mr. Ernesto Cortés, Jr. will be conducting The Economy training session. Please RSVP to reserve your seat. 2017-09-23EconSummit_Flyerv1.jpg

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City Council Accountability Assembly recording

NOWCastSA recorded the COPS/Metro Accountability Assembly with San Antonio City Council and Mayoral Candidates on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the St. Henry Catholic Church Parish Hall. NOWCastSA2017-04-23.jpg

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City Council & Mayoral Candidates Accountability Assembly, Sun, Apr 23, 3PM

AccountabilityAudience.jpg Leaders of COPS/Metro Alliance, a broad-based organization of churches, schools, and unions, will hold an Accountability Assembly with San Antonio City Council and Mayoral Candidates on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 3:00 PM at the St. Henry Catholic Church Parish Hall (1619 S. Flores Street; SATX 78204). The leading Mayoral and Council candidates from Districts 1-8 have been invited. Nearly 500 delegates from COPS/Metro institutions are expected to attend. Leaders will share stories about immigration, housing, workforce development and wages, and the candidates will be asked to respond to specific questions about these issues. 

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COPS/Metro Highlights - 2016

COPS/Metro highlights during 2016 included work on living wages, alternatives to payday lending, getting roads paved, getting school bonds and additional funding approved by voters, accountability assemblies, and celebrating more than 40 years of community organizing in San Antonio. 40+ Anniversary Cover Photo by Ronald Cortes

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Vote FOR 2016 SAISD Bond & Tax Ratification Election

COPS/Metro encourages SAISD voters to vote FOR both the 2016 SAISD Bond and the Tax Ratification Election (TRE) because they will help improve public education in our city's central school district. Download a printable 2-page flyer.

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