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Our Mission

E4 Youth helps bridge the gap between underserved creative youth and media arts careers. We identify, nurture and promote talent through training, mentoring and internships.
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College Mentors in Classrooms

E4 Youth works with area high school teachers to recruit and train creative college mentors that serve in the classroom as tutors and role models. Based on teacher’s needs, college mentors can assist either during or after school.
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Youth Media Project

The Youth Media Project (YMP) bootcamp is a collaboration between E4 Youth, the Black Media Council and Movement 50 in which students earn access to SXSW. Students participate in a series of intensive day long creative bootcamps and complete mentor reviewed independent assignments/projects.
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Shadow the Pros

Shadow the Pros provides promising youth with mentors and tangible examples of how their creativity can lead to successful careers. Participants are assigned college/career coaches that guide them through a series of shadow experiences with top creative professionals.
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What E4 Does For

    • Trained college mentors in classrooms
    • Access to industry related tours, job shadowing opportunities and events
    • Ability to nominate students for E4 Youth programs
    • Curriculum and staff development opportunities
    • Access to college and career prep coaches
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    • Earn access to SXSW
    • Access to creative and tech leaders
    • Valuable leadership experience
    • Career guidance and internship opportunities
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    • College mentors in classrooms
    • Creative instruction that supports rigor
    • Creative campaigns for causes
    • Scholarships
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  • Inspire creative youth

    • Host aspiring creatives
    • Provide career guidance
    • Coach creative teams
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Recent News

30
SEP
2014

Web Developer / Earn Access to SXSW

The Youth Media Project is looking for a Web Developer who’d like to earn access to SXSW...
01
AUG
2014

Making a Difference In Our Classrooms

I just finished reading a blog post on TribTalk by Katie Plemmons, a high school teacher in Del...
14
JUL
2014

My Awesome Day at McJ

For my last job shadowing experience, I was paired with a Digital copywriter named Steve...
06
JUL
2014

My day at KVUE

I was extremely elated this week when I opened an email from my shadow coach and saw that this...
30
JUN
2014

It takes teamwork: My Experience at GSD&M

My shadow experience at GSD&M was with Morgan McDonald, Junior Art Director, and I don’t...
17
JUN
2014

Summer Shadow Scholarship Recipients

We are thrilled to announce our 2014 Summer Shadow Scholarship Recipients. These students have...
30
MAY
2014

E4 Youth Sponsors Career Fest

E4 Youth is a sponsor of Career Fest this Saturday at the Palmer Events Center. 50 companies...

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