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YWCA pushes back against opposition to low-income women's housing project

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City of San Antonio / YWCA
An image of initial plans for St. Andrews Convent under YWCA found in city zoning documents.

The YWCA San Antonio’s plan to build its first housing units for women in poverty, with the aim of training them for a more prosperous future, is under threat from neighborhood opposition and city concerns.

What are the details of the plan? Why is the plan controversial and what efforts are being made to address the opposition?

Guest: Francesca Rattray, CEO of YWCA San Antonio

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*This interview was recorded on Monday, February 7.

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