SA RISE - San Antonio Rising in Solidarity for Equity

Building a base of power to fight for educational equity in San Antonio

[email protected] ¿Quienes somos? SA RISE (San Antonio Creciendo en Solidaridad para la Equidad) busca fomentar la colaboración entre los estudiantes, padres, educadores y otros miembros de la comunidad para construir una base de poder que avanzará el cambio educativo a través de la acción política y social.

Operating as usual

Photos from SA RISE - San Antonio Rising in Solidarity for Equity's post 08/21/2021

Our first service event was a success! Thank you to @safoodbank for the opportunity! #sanantoniorise

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First picture: Group of 7 adults and 4 children wearing outdoor clothes and hats posed in a field with a blue, cloudy sky.

Second picture: 2 adults and 4 children spread out working with rakes and tools to level mulch. It’s sunny with blue skies and some clouds.

Photos from SA RISE - San Antonio Rising in Solidarity for Equity's post 08/12/2021

Sign up to volunteer with us at the SA Food Bank Urban Farm on August 21st. Link to sign up is in our bio!

08/07/2021

We are on our way to becoming an official non-profit! Filed our articles of incorporation with the state! The board is meeting now to plan for the upcoming year of education events, meetings, and service gatherings. Be sure to follow and turn on notifications to stay up to date!

We are on our way to becoming an official non-profit! Filed our articles of incorporation with the state! The board is meeting now to plan for the upcoming year of education events, meetings, and service gatherings. Be sure to follow and turn on notifications to stay up to date!

Photos from Radical Registrars SATX's post 05/24/2021

Early Voting for Runoff Elections Starts TODAY ‼️

Here is a list of districts and candidates up on the ballot. Let’s get out one more time San Antonio and head to the polls 🗳

Here is an article with more information on candidates:
TPR article:
https://www.tpr.org/san-antonio/2021-05-01/san-antonios-district-2-challenger-leads-as-votes-come-in

Photos from SA RISE - San Antonio Rising in Solidarity for Equity's post 04/19/2021

Early Voting Begins TODAY until April 27th!

Head to the polls and make sure your voice is heard! Polls will be open most days 8am-6pm.

For more election resources & information visit:
https://tinyurl.com/sarisegotvresources

Also for a Sample Ballot visit: https://www.bexar.org/DocumentCenter/View/4570/Generic-Sample-Ballot-PDF

To see who represents you visit:
https://www.bexar.org/2231/Who-represents-me-Search

Photos from SA RISE - San Antonio Rising in Solidarity for Equity's post 04/17/2021

Countdown To Early Voting:

2 Days left until Early Voting begins!

For more election resources & information visit:
https://tinyurl.com/sarisegotvresources

Also for a Sample Ballot visit: https://www.bexar.org/DocumentCenter/View/4570/Generic-Sample-Ballot-PDF

To see who represents you visit:
https://www.bexar.org/2231/Who-represents-me-Search

Photos from SA RISE - San Antonio Rising in Solidarity for Equity's post 04/16/2021

Countdown To Early Voting:

3 Days left until Early Voting begins!

For more election resources & information visit:
https://tinyurl.com/sarisegotvresources

Also for a Sample Ballot visit: https://www.bexar.org/DocumentCenter/View/4570/Generic-Sample-Ballot-PDF

To see who represents you visit:
https://www.bexar.org/2231/Who-represents-me-Search

Photos from SA RISE - San Antonio Rising in Solidarity for Equity's post 04/15/2021

Countdown To Early Voting:

4 Days left until Early Voting begins!

Reminder that the following positions will be on the ballot:
Mayor
City Council District Seats
School Board Member Seats for select districts
Proposition A & Proposition B

For more election resources & information visit:
https://tinyurl.com/sarisegotvresources

Also for a Sample Ballot visit: https://www.bexar.org/DocumentCenter/View/4570/Generic-Sample-Ballot-PDF

To see who represents you visit:
https://www.bexar.org/2231/Who-represents-me-Search

Photos from SA RISE - San Antonio Rising in Solidarity for Equity's post 04/15/2021

Countdown To Early Voting:

5 Days left until Early Voting begins!

Reminder that the following positions will be on the ballot:
Mayor
City Council District Seats
School Board Member Seats for select districts
Proposition A & Proposition B

For more election resources & information visit:
https://tinyurl.com/sarisegotvresources

Also for a Sample Ballot visit: https://www.bexar.org/DocumentCenter/View/4570/Generic-Sample-Ballot-PDF

03/24/2021

Thank you for those who made it out to our Sip & Learn with Raise Your Hand Texas and IDRA!

We wanted to share a 1-page Education Informational Resource Page that provides topics/resources these organizations covered as well as resources to take action on educational issues you believe are important and how to reach out to your local and state representatives!

Google Doc 1-pager: https://docs.google.com/document/d/12YfkKiXP3TnB5MiK-aYcHKA0uIW3VmKvtdR_hJzoxVA/edit?usp=sharing

San Antonio Local Elections & Voting Info:
https://tinyurl.com/sarisegotvresources

Reach Out to Your Representatives (SA RISE Email/Phone Scripts):
https://tinyurl.com/sarisetemplates

All House Bills on Public Education:
https://capitol.texas.gov/Reports/Report.aspx?ID=committee&LegSess=87R&Code=C400

All Senate Bills on Public Education:
https://capitol.texas.gov/Reports/Report.aspx?ID=committee&LegSess=87R&Code=C530

Text Action! Make sure Federal dollars go to our schools!
Take part in this text action to ensure our federal education funds go to our schools: https://p2a.co/snl6hvh

Thank you for those who made it out to our Sip & Learn with Raise Your Hand Texas and IDRA!

We wanted to share a 1-page Education Informational Resource Page that provides topics/resources these organizations covered as well as resources to take action on educational issues you believe are important and how to reach out to your local and state representatives!

Google Doc 1-pager: https://docs.google.com/document/d/12YfkKiXP3TnB5MiK-aYcHKA0uIW3VmKvtdR_hJzoxVA/edit?usp=sharing

San Antonio Local Elections & Voting Info:
https://tinyurl.com/sarisegotvresources

Reach Out to Your Representatives (SA RISE Email/Phone Scripts):
https://tinyurl.com/sarisetemplates

All House Bills on Public Education:
https://capitol.texas.gov/Reports/Report.aspx?ID=committee&LegSess=87R&Code=C400

All Senate Bills on Public Education:
https://capitol.texas.gov/Reports/Report.aspx?ID=committee&LegSess=87R&Code=C530

Text Action! Make sure Federal dollars go to our schools!
Take part in this text action to ensure our federal education funds go to our schools: https://p2a.co/snl6hvh

03/04/2021

Thank you to everyone who joined us yesterday for our deputy registrar training and voting information session! We are excited to see so many more people ready to get out the vote!!

If you missed it here are some resources around becoming a Deputy Registrar as well as San Antonio Local Elections & Voting Info:
https://tinyurl.com/sarisegotvresources

Mark your calendars for our next meeting with Raise Your Hand Texas and IDRA that will be held Wednesday March 17th @ 6pm!

Register for zoom link here:
https://tinyurl.com/sarisemarch17

Thank you to everyone who joined us yesterday for our deputy registrar training and voting information session! We are excited to see so many more people ready to get out the vote!!

If you missed it here are some resources around becoming a Deputy Registrar as well as San Antonio Local Elections & Voting Info:
https://tinyurl.com/sarisegotvresources

Mark your calendars for our next meeting with Raise Your Hand Texas and IDRA that will be held Wednesday March 17th @ 6pm!

Register for zoom link here:
https://tinyurl.com/sarisemarch17

03/01/2021

Join us this Wednesday March 3rd @ 6pm and become a deputy registrar while also getting informed on our upcoming local elections here in San Antonio.

Let’s come together, mobilize, and learn in community! You won’t want to miss out so bring a friend!

Register for meeting with this link:
http://bit.ly/sarisemarch3

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Únase a nosotros el próximo miércoles 3 de marzo y conviértase en un registrador adjunto mientras también se informa sobre nuestras próximas elecciones locales aquí en San Antonio.

¡Unámonos, movilicémonos y aprendamos en comunidad! No querrás perderte, ¡así que trae a un amigo!

Join us this Wednesday March 3rd @ 6pm and become a deputy registrar while also getting informed on our upcoming local elections here in San Antonio.

Let’s come together, mobilize, and learn in community! You won’t want to miss out so bring a friend!

Register for meeting with this link:
http://bit.ly/sarisemarch3

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Únase a nosotros el próximo miércoles 3 de marzo y conviértase en un registrador adjunto mientras también se informa sobre nuestras próximas elecciones locales aquí en San Antonio.

¡Unámonos, movilicémonos y aprendamos en comunidad! No querrás perderte, ¡así que trae a un amigo!

02/25/2021

Join us next Wednesday March 3rd @ 6pm and become a deputy registrar while also getting informed on our upcoming local elections here in San Antonio.

Let’s come together, mobilize, and learn in community! You won’t want to miss out so bring a friend!

Register for meeting using this link:
http://bit.my/sarisemarch3

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Únase a nosotros el próximo miércoles 3 de marzo y conviértase en un registrador adjunto mientras también se informa sobre nuestras próximas elecciones locales aquí en San Antonio.

¡Unámonos, movilicémonos y aprendamos en comunidad! No querrás perderte, ¡así que trae a un amigo!

Join us next Wednesday March 3rd @ 6pm and become a deputy registrar while also getting informed on our upcoming local elections here in San Antonio.

Let’s come together, mobilize, and learn in community! You won’t want to miss out so bring a friend!

Register for meeting using this link:
http://bit.my/sarisemarch3

••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••

Únase a nosotros el próximo miércoles 3 de marzo y conviértase en un registrador adjunto mientras también se informa sobre nuestras próximas elecciones locales aquí en San Antonio.

¡Unámonos, movilicémonos y aprendamos en comunidad! No querrás perderte, ¡así que trae a un amigo!

Stronger Together SA > Home 02/24/2021

Stronger Together SA > Home

Check it out — The City has a one-stop website for all available assistance funds and resources in the wake of last week's winter storm.

Por favor consulte el siguiente enlace — La Ciudad ha construido una página web de servicio integral con información central sobre todos los fondos y recursos de asistencia disponibles tras la tormenta invernal de la semana pasada.

Stronger Together SA > Home

02/23/2021

Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced the San Antonio Water System Community Pipe Repair Fund.

Applications will open soon.

For more info & if you wish to donate to help your neighbors: https://saws.org/cpr/
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Mayor Ron Nirenberg anunció el Fondo Comunitario de Reparación de Tuberías del Sistema de Agua de San Antonio.

Las aplicaciones se abrirán pronto.

Para obtener más información y si desea donar para ayudar a sus vecinos: https://saws.org/cpr/

Today, I'm announcing the San Antonio Water System Community Pipe Repair Fund.

We've already received commitments of $250,000 from the San Antonio Spurs and $25,000 from Wells Fargo — thank you!

Applications will open soon.

For more info & if you wish to donate to help your neighbors: https://saws.org/cpr/

Photos from City of San Antonio - Municipal Government's post 02/21/2021

❗REMINDER:❗ The City of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, and the San Antonio Food Bank opened 13 bottled water distribution sites. The sites will remain open through March 6. Limit one case of bottled water per household, per day.

🔹Hours:🔹
February 21 – March 6: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

🔹Bottled Water Distribution Sites:🔹
1. Wheatley Heights Sports Complex – 200 Noblewood Dr.
2. Brooks – Challenger Dr. @ Research Place
3. Texas A&M University - San Antonio - Main Campus – One University Way
4. Port San Antonio – 205 Billy Mitchell Blvd
5. SeaWorld San Antonio/Aquatica – 10500 Sea World Drive
6. Six Flags Fiesta Texas – 17000 IH 10 West
7. Food Bank – 5200 Enrique M. Barrera Pkwy
8. Our Lady of the Lake University -- 411 SW 24th St
9. Community Bible Church – 2477 N Loop 1604 E
10. Heroes Stadium – 4799 Thousand Oaks Dr.
11. Rolling Oaks Mall -- 6909 N Loop 1604 E
12. Bullis County Park – 27583 Old Blanco Rd
13. Julius Matthey Middle School – 20350 Red Forest Ln

The City will also provide bottled water delivery to homebound seniors, San Antonio Housing Authority properties without water, nursing homes, boarding homes, some dialysis facilities and residents with medical needs. These locations have been identified and coordinated with partner agencies. Delivery availability is limited but can be requested by calling 311.

The sites will abide by COVID-19 safety protocols, including wearing masks and practicing physical distancing.
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❗RECORDATORIO:❗ La ciudad de San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, y San Antonio Food Bank abrió 13 puntos de distribución de agua embotellada. Los sitios permanecerán abiertos hasta el 6 de marzo. Límite de una caja de agua embotellada por hogar, por día.

🔹Horas:🔹
21 de febrero - 6 de marzo: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

🔹Sitios de distribución de agua embotellada:🔹
1. Wheatley Heights Sports Complex – 200 Noblewood Dr.
2. Brooks – Challenger Dr. @ Research Place
3. Texas A&M University - San Antonio - Main Campus – One University Way
4. Port San Antonio – 205 Billy Mitchell Blvd
5. SeaWorld San Antonio/Aquatica – 10500 Sea World Drive
6. Six Flags Fiesta Texas – 17000 IH 10 West
7. Food Bank – 5200 Enrique M. Barrera Pkwy
8. Our Lady of the Lake University -- 411 SW 24th St
9. Community Bible Church – 2477 N Loop 1604 E
10. Heroes Stadium – 4799 Thousand Oaks Dr.
11. Rolling Oaks Mall -- 6909 N Loop 1604 E
12. Bullis County Park – 27583 Old Blanco Rd
13. Julius Matthey Middle School – 20350 Red Forest Ln

La Ciudad también proporcionará entrega de agua embotellada a las personas mayores confinadas en sus hogares, propiedades de la Autoridad de Vivienda de San Antonio sin agua, hogares de ancianos, pensiones, algunas instalaciones de diálisis y residentes con necesidades médicas. Estas ubicaciones se han identificado y coordinado con agencias asociadas. La disponibilidad de entrega es limitada, pero se puede solicitar llamando al 311.

Los sitios cumplirán con los protocolos de seguridad COVID-19, incluido el uso de cubrebocas y la práctica de distanciamiento social.

Senator Menéndez's Survey on the 2021 Winter Storm 02/20/2021

Senator Menéndez's Survey on the 2021 Winter Storm

Continue to use your voice and speak out on these past weeks’ events! We must continue to hold our leaders accountable and share our stories.

Please complete this survey as the Office of State Senator Menéndez is collecting information to assist in the review of ERCOT. Deadline for survey is Tuesday, February 23rd at 5pm.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeoNRZEJKVzGXJ_Eacgq7abxiQ8w2ey71ogf6RdTEIAEMMFlA/viewform

Senator Menéndez's Survey on the 2021 Winter Storm This past week the citizens of our State struggled through the 2021 Winter Storm. The Senate Committee on Business Commerce will conduct a hearing to examine the extreme weather condition preparedness and circumstances that led to the power outages, as directed by the Electric Reliability Council of...

02/19/2021

We need your voice!! The Texas House is taking public comment before the hearing on Thursday, February 25th about the statewide power outage.

You get 3000 characters.

SHARE YOUR STORY!

They need to hear how you have been impacted!

Public comment link: https://comments.house.texas.gov/home?c=c450&fbclid=IwAR0nda65ry50zIKFO0RcjOlmPLYBrmTTZXTALLJc66NZX9pW-dm2hyWCLuw

We need your voice!! The Texas House is taking public comment before the hearing on Thursday, February 25th about the statewide power outage.

You get 3000 characters.

SHARE YOUR STORY!

They need to hear how you have been impacted!

Public comment link: https://comments.house.texas.gov/home?c=c450&fbclid=IwAR0nda65ry50zIKFO0RcjOlmPLYBrmTTZXTALLJc66NZX9pW-dm2hyWCLuw

[02/17/21]   Another warning center in SA opens in the Southside community:

Photos from SA RISE - San Antonio Rising in Solidarity for Equity's post 02/17/2021

Resources found and to share with our San Antonio community!

Recursos encontrados y para compartir con nuestra comunidad en San Antonio!

[02/17/21]   Please share!

Here is a list of places opened as warming centers:

Senator Menéndez's Survey on the STAAR Exam 02/08/2021

Senator Menéndez's Survey on the STAAR Exam

Attention ALL families, students, and educators!!

PLEASE SHARE & FILL THIS OUT:

We need your voice! The State of Texas is planning to pay $73 million to administer the STAAR test and is requiring our students to be PHYSICALLY present on-campus. Please fill out this survey to share your thoughts and express your concerns!

Senator Menéndez's Survey on the STAAR Exam Thank you for contributing your time to this survey. Despite announcing that a student's grade promotion would not be dependent on passing the STAAR exam, the Texas Education Agency is still requiring that students arrive in person to take the 2021 STAAR exam. The State of Texas is planning to pay $...

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