The San Antonio Faith-Based Initiative will carry the work forward to foster compassion with the support of other public, private, community and faith-based organizations.

City Council Resolution

Signed into action on June 22, 2017
Compassionate San Antonio Resolution(PDF, 97KB)

  • A Community Faith-Based Liaison position was added to the Department of Human Services 2017 Fiscal Budget to implement and lead the initiative.
  • City Council approved a resolution affirming the Charter for Compassion and authorized registration with the International Campaign for Compassionate Cities. The campaign is inspired by the Golden Rule, which calls on each person to treat others as he or she wishes to be treated.