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Best Buy Teen Tech Center on the West...

 I was originally introduced to the Best Buy Teen Tech Center through Jenny Garcia, a Family Services employee.  Jenny setup a meeting and introduced me to Lalo the Best Buy Teen Tech Center Coordinator.  The Best Buy Teen Tech Center is located at the Neighborhood Place, a community resource center located off Riva’s street […]

A night with Son Semillas

As one of the main contributors to openED SA I (joey lopez) am always looking for community groups who take advocacy and community engagement to such a personal level it transcends their own efforts. Watching Son Semillas co-founders Arabella Parlati Daniels and Francisco Cortes organize and facilitate a going away Fandango for one of the […]

Gary Schwartz & openED SA Team u...

Gary Schwartz & openED SA Team up for SA wide Workshops

As reported previously, animator and community advocate, Gary Schwartz was able to make it down to San Antonio, Tx from Detriot, MI to team up with Victor of Sutton Oaks apartments and their youth to create a community based animation piece for Luminaria 2016. joey lopez phd, corresponded with Gary before coming to San Antonio […]

El Tallercito de Son SATX

I was able to catch up with El Tallercito De Son SATX at one of their community Son Jarocho sessions outside of San Anto Cultural Arts on the evening of March 1st, 2016.  Son Jarocho is a form of music that comes from Veracruz, Mexico.  One of the popular instruments is the jarana, which looks […]