While our commitment to moving progress in our four impact areas remains clear, we recognize many issues that impact our most vulnerable are deeply connected therefore are open to responding to and exploring the interests of individuals, donors and the community.
The San Antonio Area Foundation has partnered with San Antonio Area African American Community Fund (SAAAACF) and Community Information Now to publish a report describing the state of the African American community in Bexar County. The report will address various indicators over topics with in the San Antonio African American community such as population, education, employment and income, business and workforce development, health, housing, justice, and social issues. Community experts contributing to the development of the report include:
The report will be launched at the end of 2020/early 2021.
Now and the San Antonio Area African American Community Fund (SAAAACF) to increase the 2020 Census Count of Bexar County African-Americans
Leveraging an investment by the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, the San Antonio Area Foundation partnered with the San Antonio Area African Community Fund and Community Information Now to create material on the 2020 Census. SAAAACF coordinated with various community leaders to message and offer suggestions on how to leverage community resources to ensure all are counted.