Shadow the Pros Recap

The 2016 edition of Shadow the Pros was our best ever. Our students were coached by industry professionals as they developed resumes/portfolios, shadowed professionals and executed creative work for real clients including Capital Metro, Panama Coffee and Legacy ATX. We’re so thankful to our outstanding roster of coaches which included Avery Graham, Carlton Wilcoxson, Alex Boase, […]

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Legacy ATX iHeart Media Interview

Members of E4’s all-star music group Legacy ATX, Blaigne Sixon and Kyleeil Johnson were recently featured in an interview with E4’s Executive Director, Carl Settles and iHeart Media’s Heather White. Blaigne, a two time all-state jazz saxophonist and Kyleeil, a multi-talented musician, vocalist, actor and filmmaker have both been accepted into the Berklee College of […]

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Press Release: Summer Job Shadow Applications Open for Young Creatives In Austin

PRESS RELEASE April 5, 2016 Contact Person: Carl Settles 512-917-2551, carl@e4youth.org E4 Youth’s Shadow the Pros Summer Program What: Applications for Summer Shadow Experiences Open When: April 4 – May 1, 2016 Where: Online at www.e4youth.org/ Summer Job Shadow Applications Open for Young Creatives In Austin “This opportunity came to me at a time where […]

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Press Release: Youth Collaborate with Grammy Award Winning Musicians

PRESS RELEASE March 31, 2016 Contact Person: Carl Settles 512-917-2551, carl@e4youth.org E4 Youth Music Legacy Project What: Local high school youth record EP When: April 2 – 3, 2016, 9AM – 5PM Where: The Recording Conservatory of Austin, 4615 City Park Rd, Austin, TX 78730 Youth Collaborate with Grammy Award Winning Musicians Austin-area youth are […]

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SXSW Works With E4 Youth To Make Opportunities For Austin’s Underserved Youth

PRESS RELEASE March 1, 2016 Contact Person: Carl Settles, Carl@e4youth.org SXSW Works With E4 Youth To Make Opportunities For Austin’s Underserved Youth AUSTIN, TEXAS – 2/29/16 – South By Southwest (SXSW) has teamed up with Austin non-profit E4 Youth to give at-risk students the opportunity to learn from and network with experienced digital creatives at this […]

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E4 Fellow Featured in Local News

  Ten years ago Blakes was the most prominent rapper on the Austin hip-hop scene… These days, he’s positioned himself as a rap scholar, reclaiming the energy of the urban art form to empower youth.   E4 Youth Teacher Fellow, Bavu Blakes, was featured this past weekend in the Austin American Statesman, for his innovative approach to educating underserved […]

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