Community Ethnography of
Nov, 7, 2007
- Teaching Diverse Learners
• A website designed to help teach English language learners
- Black Books Direct-Online
• The website offers book of African-American literature.
- Diversity Books
•Diversity Digest and lesson plans
• A translation dictionary for a variety of languages included Spanish
• Posters featuring different ethnic groups and holidays)
- Multicultural Book Review Homepage
• Suggests multicultural books and has reviews for them)
8. My name is Bilal By: Asma Mobin-uddin
9. Legend of the Indian Paintbrush By: Tomie de Paola
10. The Tree is Older than You Are: A bilingual Gathering of Poems and Stories from
11. All the Colors of the Earth By: Sheila Hamanaka
12. Whoever You Are By: Mem Fox
13. We’re Different, We’re the Same By: Bobbi Kates
14. Monster By: Walter Dean Myers
• A lot of black kids believe that they are on trial for a crime they didn’t commit.
15. No More Strangers By: Tim McKee
• A Book of Diversity
16. Young, Black and Determined By: Patricia C. McKissak
• This book is a biography of a black playwright who received recognition of her work at an early age.
17. International Journal on Multicultural Studies
• Published by UNESCO. • Focuses on migration, multiculturalism and minority rights.
Allied Women’s Center of San Antonio
102 Marshall Street
Distance: 4.6 Miles
They have provided service to hundreds of women in the
Boy Scouts of
Distance: 2.3 Miles
The Boy Scouts of America provide numerous youth programs, including Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, and Venturing. The Boy Scouts pride themselves by offering the community educational program for boys and young adults to build character, to train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and to develop personal fitness. This organization provides a positive role model and environment for students of all ages.
Holy Spirit Sports Complex
San Antonio, TX
Distance: 1.3 Miles
San Antonio Pop Warner Little Scholars is the only city organization that offers three different programs; football, dance, and cheer. The organization is the only in
6000 North New Braunfels
Distance: 7.1 Miles
Phone number: 210-824-5368
"Step Into A Masterpiece"
Mommy's Freedom by the Hour
Distance: 3.0 Miles
Mommy’s freedom by the hour is an hourly charging daycare center that stays open late hours during the week as well as the weekend. With low hourly prices such as 5.75$ an hour, this daycare is designed to give families a brake. This daycare makes it possible to forget having to go through the pain to find a babysitter so that you have the opportunity to study or do whatever your day might require.
Distance: 3.0 Miles
They are a non for profit organization providing assisted living and care to older adults in the
Distance: 4.3 Miles
NAMI was created by a group of families who each have a family member who suffered from a mental illness of some kind, and over the years this has become one of the nations’ largest grassroots organization. According to their website, “NAMI San Antonio believes education is an essential part of understanding and coping with mental illness.” In addition to the free education programs, NAMI also sponsors support groups for people living with mental illness, and their family, and even peer to peer substance abuse counseling. These services are not limited to English speakers—Spanish language support groups and classes are also available.
Distance: 4.6 Miles
The Planned Parenthood Trust of San Antonio and South Central Texas is the oldest and largest family planning and sexual health care organization in South Central Texas. Offering reproductive health care and family planning services, including birth control, STD testing and treatment, pregnancy testing and abortion care.
Distance: 0.6 Miles
Distance: 0.0 Miles
Lee campus offers Anatomy/Physiology/Biology, General Biology II, English IV-AP, and Calculus I-AP as dual credit courses. Dual Credit is a program that allows eligible high school students to earn college credit for certain courses such as English, math, science, and foreign languages (The offerings vary from campus to campus.) The dual credit program offers a curriculum that adheres to college level standards and is free to North East eligible students on their home campus while they are taking high school courses for high school graduation credit.
Distance: 5.3 Miles
The public library and its branches offers free books to check out as well as free computers with internet access. Because a library card is offered to any adult of child over thirteen who can show proof of address, the library is a valuable resource to those who can not otherwise obtain books. The
Distance: 3.8 Miles
Unlimited Thought Bookstore
5525 Blanco # 107
Distance: .58 Miles
Unlimited thought is a specialty bookstore that and learning center. It offers a large selection of spiritual and physiological books and CDs. This selection includes metaphysics, self-help, alternative health and healing. Aside from selling books, the store also offers candles, crystals, posters, wind chimes, oils, and divination tools. This is a very important resource for those who have religions off the main-stream.
Distance: 5.8 Miles
With rotating, visiting exhibits—in addition to long term exhibits, like the HEB Science Tree House—the
Women’s Neighborhood Prayer Inc.
Distance: 1.1 Miles
They are tied with Women’s Prayer International. WNP is a nonprofit prayer ministry supporting and preparing women in the community to unite across all colors, races, and denominations to transform their neighborhoods around them, their work, and the nation through and for Christ.
Distance: 5.16 Miles
The YMCA features a variety of activities to keep the community fit and healthy. Inside, they feature a weight and nautilus room, a gymnasium, a pool, racquetball and handball courts. Outside they have tennis courts, lighted soccer fields, and a running track. They also offer programs to high schoolers including swimming and karate lessons and basket ball and soccer leagues.