who are the power brokers moving San Antonio forward (or backward, in some cases) in 2019? They’re figures who have longevity, a seat of power and the ability to get the ear of decision-makers across governments, business and the community.
COPS/Metro Alliance, community organization
While not a single person, the enduring power of the combination of Communities Organized for Public Service and Metro Alliance lies in its numbers and not having a dependency on a single leader. Those numbers come from church congregations, schools and unions, who first unified in 1974 to demand better drainage, streets and police protection for underserved areas of the city. Story.