Interested in getting involved with the local San Antonio community? Check out these Instagram accounts for info on events!
San Antonio DSA
Builds and supports working class movements for social change while establishing an openly anti-capitalist presence in San Antonio through community organizing, using a variety of tactics from direct action to mutual aid to electoralism.
Founded in 1990 by two Southsiders, they advocate for worker's rights and mutual aid. They also offer monthly feed boxes to its members.
Yanaguana Somi Se'k Book Collective
Hosts a book club. cooks meals for the unhoused community, sends commissary funds to people incarcerated in San Antonio, and advocates for police abolition.
San Antonio Alliance
Union that organizes to improve the lives of SAISD school workers, students, and our communities.
Circles In Da Hood
Indigenous-led community healing and power building for youth via ancestral circle keeping practices and participatory action research to sustain collective wellness spaces in our homes and communities.
Black Freedom Factory
Racial justice & mutual aid organization that centers data-driven advocacy, mentorship programs for grassroots organizers, community outreach, anti-racism training, and consulting.
Texas-wide abortion mutual aid network. Accepts donations, sells merchandise, and distributes sexual health goodies at various community events.
Southwest Workers Union
Organizes in areas including economic justice, healthy communities, and popular education and culture. Has a political education and leadership development program as well as a political empowerment program.
Sunrise Movement San Antonio
Dedicated to pushing for a Green New Deal, furthering education about climate change affects San Antonio, and supporting other local movements.
Esperanza Peace & Justice Center
Combines community arts with social justice advocacy. Hosts various cultural events, exhibits, and discussions as well as run the radio station 96.5 KEPJ-LPFM.
Be The Change
Intersectional community space organizing around climate change, immigration, human rights, animal rights, and much more.
Interesting in getting involved with other orgs on campus? Check out these orgs RowdyLink pages for info and events!
Texas Rising at UTSA
Texas Rising focuses on voter registration and turnout of young Texans, organizing on college campuses, youth leadership development and training, grassroots and digital organizing, and issue advocacy. The issues they focus on include LGBTQ rights, reproductive rights and justice, immigration reform, criminal justice reform, and voting rights.
Spectrum is an LGBTQ+ focused group. They have weekly meetings every Wednesday at 7PM for the whole group to get together. And separate meetings for individual caucuses, such as Gay Men’s Caucus, Sapphic Caucus (for Women-Loving-Women), Bi/Pan caucus, QT (Queer/Trans) Caucus), QWAC (Queers With Artistic Capabilities), BIPOC, the Gaymer caucus, Divinity and Spirituality, and Aro / Ace!
The Green Society
The Green Society is an environmental/sustainability focused student led organization with the goal of working together to reduce our carbon footprint with sustainable practices and advocating environmentalism to others. They work with the Sustainability Committee, the Office of Sustainability, and the UTSA Campus Garden Club to ensure that UTSA is always improving on its practices.