City names first faith-based community liaison

SAN ANTONIO - The city of San Antonio has named its first-ever faith-based community liaison.

The Rev. Anne Helmke will serve as a bridge between the city’s government and faith groups.

Helmke will work to consolidate efforts between faith-based and secular organizations on issues such as economic recovery, poverty, support for families, teenage pregnancy and engagement of youth.

Phoenix and Philadelphia have faith-based liaisons, as well. 

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