Southside First Council Launches ‘Thriving Together’ Campaign

August 10, 2017

Debbie Hernandez meets with a group of her neighbors once a week to talk about ways to reduce crime in her neighborhood. She formed a Nextdoor page to connect neighbors and report incidents, and she’s met with officials to talk about cleaning up the roads and highways near Lackland Air Force Base.

“We’re trying to network a group because as we started doing this, people from the other side of Kelly [Air Force Base, known today as Port San Antonio] started asking [if they could] join us because we’re trying to do similar things,” Hernandez said. “So, the word has gone out: What if we can get a Southside group together?”

Man in wheelchair smiling at a woman

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