PSA ANNOUNCEMENTS

Damage Prevention Council of Texas8-1-1 Day
Damage Prevention Council of Texas presents 8-1-1 Day on Tuesday, August 11th to remind residents to get the approximate location of buried utilities marked before breaking ground. More information is available by calling 8-1-1 or online at dpcoftexas.org
 
Texans Recovering Together: 24 Hour COVID Hotline 
Texas Recovering Together is providing a 24-hour COVID hotline for Texans experiencing increased stress and anxiety due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you or someone you love would like a listening ear call 888-690-0799. 
 
St. Mary's University:  Legal and Social Justice Center 
The St. Mary's University Legal and Social Justice Center is providing legal advice pro bono for South Texas residents with housing issues related to COVID-19 through The Housing Legal Advice Hotline. Callers will receive a call back from a legal assistant to schedule an appointment with a legal representative who will provide a 30 minute legal consultation offering information, advice and resources.  More information and to schedule an appointment is available at 210-570-6135. 
 
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center: Virtual Cooking Workshop
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center is hosting a virtual cooking workshop series with Dr. Lilliana P. Saldaña titled Taller Chicomecoatl: Mexican Indigenous Plant- Based Foods at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12, via Zoom. This series of cooking workshops will cover the basic building blocks of Indigenous Mexican foods, including salsas, beans, maiz and their many uses and culinary variations. More information is available at esperanzacenter.org
 
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center: Noche Azul Concert: Sabor Mexico City
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center presents Noche Azul, a virtual concert featuring Azul Barrientos' En Casa Sessions on Saturday, August 15th at 8 p.m. and on Sunday, August 16th at 2 p.m. This livestreaming event includes a cooking demonstration by Chef Romulo Mendoza from Mexico City. More information is available on the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center's Facebook page. 
 
San Antonio Lighthouse: Art in the Dark 
San Antonio Lighthouse presents Art in the Dark on Tuesday, September 29th from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the La Villita Assembly Hall. The event celebrates The Touch...The Sense...and The Feel of art, and features virtual pixilated art pieces with a detailed description from the artists, allowing attendees the opportunity to experience purchasing art like one who is visually impaired. Proceeds benefit the San Antonio Lighhouse Blind Children's Program. More information is available at salighthouse.org.  
 
PRSA San Antonio - Gift of Guidance 
Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is now offering communication assistance to local nonprofits, government agencies, and small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 
More information is available at  prsanantonio.com  
 
Remote Area Medical - Call for Volunteers 

Remote Area Medical, a nonprofit provider of pop-up clinics offering dental, vision, and medical care to underserved and uninsured individuals, has an immediate need for volunteers to staff COVID-19 testing sites in San Antonio. For more information, or to register to volunteer, please visit: ramusa.org.

Teen Alive - Youth Suicide Prevention Summit
Teen Alive presents a youth suicide prevention summit at the Lila Cockrell Theatre from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 20th. Keynote speaker and author, Dr. Lulu, will educate and empower teens and parents dealing with bullying and depression, plus raise awareness on the causes of teen suicide, and provide information on what parents and the community can do to prevent it. More information is available at teenalive.com

 
We The People - Local Business Support
We The People is currently offering advertising assistance for local business owners on Wednesdays from noon to 4pm. More information is available at (210) 815-2895.
 
The AM Project - Music Production Classes 

The AM Project Online Music Production Class 101 will introduce students to music foundation / structure to produce music using SoundTrap. The online classroom through Google Hangouts will provide class interactivity. Soundtrap is an online music platform that empowers students to explore creative sound recording in all subjects,  and it is suitable for all ages and ability levels. More information is available at theamproject.org.  

Blue Star Contemporary 

Blue Star Contemporary presents The Artist’s Digest with Candace Hicks. Experience Candace's exhibition Secret Passage by checking out a video, images, and podcast of the exhibition at bluestarcontemporary.org. 

Witte Museum 

Witte Where You Are provides engaging, interactive virtual experiences that you can do at home with the whole family! Learn how to become a Backyard Scientist and discover the fun in your own backyard. Investigate how the past connects to today and learn how to be a History Detective, and digitally explore Witte artifacts, gallery virtual tours and much more! Experience Witte Where You Are at wittemuseum.org

The Borgen Project: Call for Volunteers 
The Borgen Project,  a national nonprofit organization that aims to raise awareness about global poverty is seeking volunteers and interns at the local and state levels to to advocate for poverty-reduction legislation. More information is available at borgenproject.org


Thursday, April 2, 2020