AVANCE Names New CEO

AVANCE Names New CEO San Antonio, TX – (May 14, 2019) – The Board of Directors of San Antonio-based nonprofit AVANCE Inc. has appointed Dr. Teresa Granillo as the organization’s next CEO. Granillo succeeds Tom Hedrick who joined AVANCE as interim CEO in January 2018.   Granillo was previously Executive Director of Con Mi MADRE,…

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AVANCE, Inc. Celebrates 45 Years of Helping Families Succeed

AVANCE, Inc. Celebrates 45 Years of Helping Families Succeed San Antonio, TX (September 14, 2018) – Today marks the anniversary of the 1973 founding of AVANCE, Inc., and the organization is celebrating 45 years of transforming lives in high-risk communities across the country. Back in 1973, Dr. Gloria Rodriguez, a former teacher, had an idea…

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Little by little you see them grow and gain confidence

Seeing our parents blossom is like the life cycle of a butterfly. Little by little you see them grow and gain confidence. As they move through the program, they reflect a different energy. And, you can see it – that confidence for them and their children. – Austin Parent Educator.

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Parent-Child Education Program

I had three children by the time I entered the AVANCE Parent-Child Education Program. I thought I knew a lot. But, AVANCE opened me up to a totally different view. They provided me with a lot of information that I did not know. When I graduated, it was like I was coming into a different…

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