BarbacoApparel, San Antonio’s officially unofficial T-shirt company, has been celebrating the color and iconic imagery of Tex-Mex culture and fostering a sense of pride in the Alamo City since 2014.
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Carver Community Cultural Center
The mission of the Carver Community Cultural Center is to celebrate the diverse cultures of our world, nation and community, with emphasis on its African and African-American heritage, by providing premier artistic presentations, community outreach activities and educational programs.
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Chasing Camilla is a Zarape-inspired brand. Owner Melissa Rojas named the brand after her daughter, Camilla. She hand makes her own items alongside her mother and godmother. Melissa also travels to Mexico and works directly with artisans to create unique, handmade products.
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My name is Marianna, the owner and creator of ChickRocks. My background is in Interior Design and Architecture and I work as a middle school ESL teacher. I love teaching, but I look forward to my evenings and weekends when I play with fabrics, my sewing machine, beads, and other tools. I create an array of handmade products, specializing in pet accessories and sewn ornaments that feature classic book covers.
El Sol Studios
We are a couple (husband and wife team) of professional artists and crafters that live and work in San Antonio, Texas. We make jewelry, clocks, magnets, ornaments, handmade cards, paintings, and anything else we get our hands on. We love to spread the Latino/Chicano Culture through our Art using traditional imagery and techniques with a modern folk art approach.
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Friends of the San Antonio Public Library
The Friends of the San Antonio Public Library (FOSAPL), inaugurated March 23, 1964, promote public use of the San Antonio Public Library and appreciation of its value as a cultural and educational asset to the community and encourage the extension and improvement of its services.
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Gemini Ink is San Antonio’s Writing Arts Center. Our mission is to teach the craft of writing to people of all skill levels so they can bring their stories to life.
Libellas Book Arts
Libellas Book Arts aims to reduce the number of books that end up in landfills each year by upcycling them into gifts and decor. We specialize in book page flowers but also offer pinwheels, posters, bookmarks, and more!
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Pigsey Art is a small business based in Austin, Texas since 2007 and run by Brandy Davis. Brandy blends her love of art and technology by creating ink illustrations with Bookish and Science themes and then laser etching them into vegan leather journals and home goods.
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Pre-K for SA
Pre-K 4 SA’s mission is to develop a world-class workforce in one generation through high-quality early childhood education. The program impacts different aspects of early childhood education in San Antonio through: educational centers that serve 2,000 four-year olds and their families each year; a best-in class professional learning program that offers continuing education to early childhood educators throughout the city to impact more early learners and their families; competitive grants to support the development of other high-quality early childhood programs across San Antonio; and family engagement to empower families as they support their child’s academic development.
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Pulquerios is a cultural, handmade and local business that caters to the unique with colorful clothing, jewelry and gift items.
TALE Advocacy Committee
The TALE (Texas Association for Literacy Education) Advocacy Committee is committed to helping educators and families learn how to advocate for themselves when it comes to books, legislation related to literacy, as well as networking. The Texas Association for Literacy Education is dedicated to promoting literacy in the education sector and consists of professional members that are committed to serving the learners in the State of Texas.
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Trinity University Press
Trinity University Press is a nonprofit associated with one of the leading private, liberal arts and sciences universities in the United States. The press is known for publishing distinguished, award-winning books that contribute to culture and knowledge primarily in the following areas: landscape and environment; Texas, Mexico, and the Southwest; literature; and architecture and urban planning; social justice.
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University of Texas Press
Based in Austin, the University of Texas Press is a book and journal publisher of international scope with a broad and dynamic list in many diverse subjects including Texas and the Border, music, Black studies, Chicanx studies, art, architecture, Latinx and Latin American studies, photography, and gender and sexuality studies. UT Press boasts numerous award-winning books and New York Times bestsellers, and is the proud publisher of the Texas Bookshelf, which brings together the state’s brightest writers and intellectuals to reveal the fascinating stories that have brought Texas to the twenty-first century.
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A Latinx empowerment brand rooted in upholding dichos, Latinx nostalgia, color & humor.
Writers’ League of Texas
The Writers’ League of Texas (WLT) is the largest literary arts organization in Texas, a statewide nonprofit offering programs and services to writers at all stages of their writing careers, from just getting started to publication and beyond.
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