Get Involved

At SA2020 we believe everyone is capable of affecting change. In the nine years since the original visioning process, San Antonio has made progress by taking collective responsibility for advancing Community Results. How might you make the greatest impact toward San Antonio’s Community Vision?

Individual Community Members

  • Participate in strengthening and reaffirming San Antonio’s Community Vision by completing SA2020’s Community Engagement Survey.
  • Share the 2019 Community Impact Report and San Antonio’s progress toward its Community Vision with your circles.
  • Connect to SA2020 Nonprofit Partners and volunteer your time.
  • Give back—and spread the word—during The Big Give on March 26, 2020.
  • Support SA2020 in driving progress toward San Antonio’s Community Vision by joining our Community Circle.
  • Participate in and spread the word about SA2020’s The Board Game, a leadership development training and matching program for nonprofit board service.
  • Hold elected officials and policymakers accountable to allocating resources and creating policies based on community need. This includes, if eligible, voting in all elections—national, state, and local.
  • Ask yourself, “How does this work I’m doing—in my neighborhood association, volunteer time, philanthropic giving, employment, school, work—help move the needle on San Antonio’s Community Vision?”

People Who Work in Multi-Sector Organizations

Nonprofits, Foundations/Funders, Government and Public Institutions, Corporations, Education Institutions, and Member/Trade Organizations

  • Become an SA2020 Partner and align your micro efforts to San Antonio’s macro results.
  • Make data-informed decisions by exhaustively documenting your organizational outcomes and measuring your performance to make sure the programs and efforts you generate are meeting community need. Need help? SA2020 facilitates this work. Email info@SA2020.org.
  • Share the 2019 Community Impact Report and San Antonio’s progress toward its Community Vision with your own circles.
  • Participate in strengthening and reaffirming San Antonio’s Community Vision by completing and sharing SA2020’s Community Engagement Survey.
  • Participate in strengthening and reaffirming San Antonio’s Community Vision by participating in and spreading the word about SA2020 events, including Meet Ups and Community Forums.
  • Partner with or support a paid intern placement program.
  • Participate in and spread the word about SA2020’s The Board Game, a leadership development training and matching program for nonprofit board service.
  • Invite SA2020 to present to your Board of Directors on your organization’s impact toward San Antonio’s Community Vision. Email info@SA2020.org.
  • Ask yourself, “How does this work I’m doing help move the needle on San Antonio’s Community Vision?”

Journalists and Members of the Media

  • Commit to responsible, race-conscious data analysis and storytelling. Need help? SA2020 facilitates this work. Email info@SA2020.org.
  • Use the 2019 Community Impact Report as a means to tell more complete stories and elevate the significance of San Antonio’s Community Vision.
  • Engage SA2020 Partners as content experts.
  • Elevate awareness of the significance of San Antonio’s Community Vision.
  • Tell the story of incremental progress.
  • Ask yourself, “Does this story highlight institutional barriers? Does it raise the awareness that impact is interrelated across Community Results and change requires whole systems working together?”

Elected Officials and Policymakers

  • Use the 2019 Community Impact Report to help understand the big picture of San Antonio’s progress and elevate the significance of a shared Community Vision.
  • Use SA2020 City Council Profiles to see where targeted policies could meet community need.
  • Engage SA2020 Partners as content experts and work with nonprofit leadership in your City Council District to co-create policies that meet community need.
  • Share the 2019 Community Impact Report and San Antonio’s progress toward its Community Vision with constituents.
  • Allocate budget resources based on community need, utilizing data disaggregated by race, geography, gender, and age.
  • Promote partnerships with multi-sector organizations to strengthen collaborative, targeted efforts.
  • Ask yourself, “How does this policy or budget allocation help move the needle on San Antonio’s Community Vision?”