TPR Events & Initiatives

KSTX Town Hall
1:06 pm
Tue September 20, 2011

KSTX Town Hall on Immigration Reform: Exploring the DREAM Act

Opinions are sharply divided on the DREAM Act.
Texas Public Radio

Audio recording of KSTX Town Hall on Immigration Reform: Exploring the DREAM Act, recorded September 20, 2011.

Hernán Rozemberg, Senior Correspondent for Fronteras: The Changing America Desk, hosted the KSTX Town Hall on Immigration Reform: Exploring the DREAM Act on September 20, 2011 at Pearl Studio in San Antonio.

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Views & Brews: Placemaking
12:38 pm
Tue August 2, 2011

Texas Public Radio Hosts Views & Brews: Placemaking, August 18

Texas Public Radio

Texas Public Radio is hosting Views and Brews: Placemaking, a casual community forum that combines cold beer and frothy discussion where citizens can exchange ideas on how to transform a city’s public spaces to revitalize their neighborhoods. The conversation takes place on Thursday, August 18 at 6:30 p.m., at Warehouse Music, located at 1305 E Houston Street.

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2011 Lone Star Awards
12:42 pm
Mon June 27, 2011

Texas Public Radio's KSTX Wins Four Lone Star Awards

Texas Public Radio’s KSTX 89.1 FM took home four Lone Star Awards in the radio categories this past Friday. Two locally produced Texas Public Radio programs, “The Source” and “Texas Matters,” received top honors, as did their respective hosts, TPR Reporter Terry Gildea and TPR News Director David Martin Davies, along with his wife and co-host, Yvette Benavides.

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Awards
11:06 am
Mon May 23, 2011

Texas Public Radio's David Martin Davies Wins National Journalism Award

David Martin Davies, Texas Public Radio News Director
Credit Texas Public Radio

Texas Public Radio News Director David Martin Davies received a Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Award for his feature on humane animal testing at the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research. The story – “Questions Raised About San Antonio Chimpanzees Used in Bio-Research” – was singled out in the radio category by the Foundation for Biomedical Research.

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KSTX Special Series
10:13 am
Mon March 14, 2011

TPR Presents, "Bioscience Breakthroughs," a Special Series on San Antonio's Bioscience Community

Texas Public Radio’s KSTX 89.1 FM presents “Bioscience Breakthroughs,” a special series of news segments highlighting innovations from San Antonio’s bioscience and medical community. The series, produced by TPR News Director David Martin Davies, will air throughout the day from March 21 to April 1. The upcoming focus on these industries is a follow-up to the inaugural cycle of “Bioscience Breakthroughs” that aired last Fall.

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KSTX Town Hall: Homelessness
11:36 am
Wed December 22, 2010

KSTX Town Hall: Homelessness

Panelists at the KSTX Town Hall: Homelessness
Credit Texas Public Radio

According to a report by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, every night between 700,000 and 2 million men, women and children are homeless throughout the United States.

In San Antonio, the number of homeless people every night is approximately 4,000 according to SAMMinistries.

Who are the homeless? How did they end up living on the street? And how can we help them overcome obstacles as they strive to improve their lives and be self-sustaining?

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KSTX Town Hall: Homelessness
12:30 pm
Tue December 7, 2010

Texas Public Radio Presents KSTX Town Hall on Homelessness

Texas Public Radio continues the KSTX Town Hall series with a solutions-based conversation on homelessness in Bexar County. TPR will convene a panel of policy and community experts to engage the community in a civil discussion on the issue. This free, open-to-the public forum takes place on Tuesday, December 21 at 7 p.m. at the San Antonio Central Library Auditorium.

According to a report by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, between 700,000 and 2 million men, women and children experience homelessness every night in the United States.

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