Mayor's Gratitude for Compassion

September 10, 2020

Posted by the Ettling Center for Civic Leadership and Sustainability | September 10, 2020

Faculty Senate funds (Robert Connelly Faculty Leadership Award),  the  Ettling Center, technology support for the Mayor’s press conference, the planters of the Compassion Tree,  all have been helping invite people to deeper compassion.

The Ettling Center for Civic Leadership and Sustainability, supported the Mayor’s press conference event in which the Compassion Tree was planted.

As part of the international Charter for Compassion movement, San Antonio has pledged to be a “City of Compassion.” Leaders included San Antonio Mayor, Ron Nirenberg. Signer of the City Council's 2017 Resolution to be a Compassionate City. He is also the current chair of Sister Cities International and recently challenged all Sister Cities to become Compassionate Cities.

Read the Mayor's Gratitude for Compassion Institute Participation Letter