Texas Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Sunday - January 17

The latest local Houston/Dallas/Austin/San Antonio area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

If you live in a rural area or don't have access to reproductive care, you do now. Planned Parenthood Direct, a free app, allows you to get birth control pills and UTI treatment all from your phone. Download today, App Store and Google Play store.💫https://t.co/n3bRXfWtFG

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Grants from the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation will be significantly reduced this year, according to the San Antonio Area Foundation. https://t.co/nH5PoILMFc

Timothy is our relaxation ‘roll’ model!

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Picking up groceries for the week? When you shop at @Randalls_Stores, you can help nourish our neighbors facing food insecurity through February 7. Buy a "virtual" anti-hunger bag or make a donation at checkout for the Food Bank. $1 donation helps provide 4 meals!

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Get wild with us during the next @BBVA_USA Family Series concert! Join us on Saturday, Jan. 23, when we perform Wild Symphony, composed by bestselling @AuthorDanBrown & featuring illustrations from his debut @RandomHouseKids book. Tickets available now > https://t.co/33EmnmtndH

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#TXLege | TAG is proud to introduce our new series called 'Under the Dome'

#transportation #infrastructure #jobs #mobility #publictransportation

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Happy Kid Inventors' Day 💡 🛠️ ⚙️

Hats off to all students who are using their creativity to invent solutions to real issues in the midst of it all.

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How do you get an El Greco from Spain to San Antonio? Go behind the scenes with Heather Fulton, Director of Registration and Collections, & learn about the hands-on work of caring for the museum’s collection while enjoying a dinner from @tretrattoria Info: https://t.co/wIRpUk25f7

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Shield tailed agamas' short spiny tail serves an interesting utility - it is used as a 'door' of sorts, blocking the entrance to their burrows at night. It truly lives up to its name!

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Intersect Ed, a podcast where the stories of TX public education policy & practice meet, is back for the start of the #TxLege session! As a part of our legislative agenda series, this episode explores why it’s important to preserve pre-K funding — even amidst budget challenges.

Thank you to our Women's Initiative members who donated 900+ books for children at our Bright Beginnings Centers. Because of their generosity, 450 #children were able to start their personal libraries this holiday season & begin their journeys toward a life-long love of #reading.

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Sketching in the galleries... this time, a sketch of Bouguereau’s “Admiration” by Doug Howard. Come curious and leave inspired!
#sketch #sketching #sketchinginthegallery #sketchingatthemuseum #bouguereau

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. @SHAQ is that you up there throwing hippo free throws?

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The speartail leaf-tailed gecko grows to only be 3 inches long! Stop by the Reptile & Amphibian Building to see him and others up close during your next visit. ⁣

📸: Herpetology Keeper Scott

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