April 2024 SA Community Calendar



San Antonio Branch NAACP Community Calendar

April 2024

Submitted by the Community Coordination Committee Chair, Maria S. Greene



  • There will be a run-off election for the NEISD seat vacated by the demise of the late Board Member Terri Williams.
  • Texas Senate Bill #2 created 3 at-large positions on the Board of Directors for appraisal districts with a population of 75,000 or more. Voters will case 3 votes (Place #1 Place #2, & Place #3) on the May 4 ballot.  These positions are non-partisan and were not included on the primary ballot.




VIA’s Accessible Transit Advisory Committee (ATAC):  Friday, May 3, 2024, is the application deadline to participate on the Transit Advisory Committee.  Preferred participants are individuals who use VIA’s bus and van services as well as those involved with organizations aiding the disability community. The committee is composed of five VIA trustees and 10 community liaisons.  Three of the community liaison positions are reserved for those who frequently use VIA transit services.  Meetings are held three to four times annually.  Information is available at VIAinfo.net/ATAC



Lecture by Historian Anthony Browder“The African Contributions to Civilization:  From Africa to America,” Friday April 5th at 7 PM at the Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 N. Hackberry St.  Sponsored by the San Antonio Black International Film Festival/Carver Branch Public Library/San Antonio Branch NAACP.  San Antonio Premier of the movie-Global Assignment:  The Life and Times of Historian Dr. Runoko Rashidi, at the Carver Branch Public Library, 3350 East Commerce St., April 6th at 12 PM.  FREE



Dr. Frank Bryant Memorial Lecture.  Dayna Bowen Matthew, J.D., PhD., speaker.  Topic:  The Fight for Just Medicine, Just Health, and a Just Nation.  Tuesday, April 9th at 12 PM, Holly Auditorium, U.T. Health San Antonio.  FREE


Free Help to Lower your Property Tax Bill.  Sponsored by the City of San Antonio’s Neighborhood & Housing Services. Tuesday, April 9 at 5 PM:  Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 6240 UTSA Blvd.  Saturday, April 13 at 10 AM: Palo Alto College, 1400 W. Villaret Blvd.  Monday, April 15 at 12 PM:  Virtual—sanantonio.gov/propertytaxhelp;  Wednesday, April 17 at 4 PM; Texas A&M University-San Antonio Auditorium, 1 University Way.  Tuesday, April 23 at 5 PM, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 7100 Wilder St.  Saturday, April 27 at 10 AM, Elma Neal Elementary, 3407 Capitol Ave.  Wednesday, May 1 at 5 PM, Second Baptist Church, 3310 E. Commerce St.  Monday, May 6 at 5 PM, True Vine Baptist Church, 435 S. Ellison Dr,  Saturday, May 11 at Woodlawn Pointe Center for Community, 702 Donaldson Ave, #111.

The deadline to protest property taxes in Texas is May 15, 2024.  The deadline is 30 days from the date the appraisal district mails the notice…not upon the owner receiving the notice.


*Psi Alpha Foundation of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. sponsors the April 20th Fiesta Masquerade Party at 8:00 PM to provide scholarships to high school seniors.  Crown Ridge Banquet Hall, 6909 Camp Bullis Road.  Tickets are available at www.psialphafoundation.com.
*2024 Black History Film Series:  “The Deadliest Disease in America.” sponsored by S.A.A.A.C.A.M.  Panel discussion follows.  Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 PM,  The Little Carver, 226 N. Hackberry.  For information call 210-724-3350.



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