[youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]http://youtu.be/5HCpbnj7yOs[/youtube] Some great work about TIME and FAMILY by E4 Youth college mentor Alexandria Sifuentez. Just a freshmen in college, Alex is a gifted and focused creative storyteller. We’re so glad to have her as a mentor for the upcoming Youth Media Project 2015.
2014 has been been quite a year. We’ve sharpened our focus to make sure that more underserved youth are given opportunities to explore creative careers. We helped more than 40 high school and college age youth earn access to SXSW. We also provided college/career coaches for 15 deserving youth as they shadowed professionals from some […]
The Youth Media Project is looking for a Web Developer who’d like to earn access to SXSW 2015. Web Developer JOB SUMMARY: The Web Developer will work with staff of E4 Youth and the Black Media Council (BMC) www.blackmediacouncil.org to utilize the WordPress platform to develop a web site and blogging platform for students participating […]
I just finished reading a blog post on TribTalk by Katie Plemmons, a high school teacher in Del Valle ISD, entitled The Heartbreak of Being a Teacher in Texas and it’s discouraging. She writes about the upcoming start of the school year: As we return to our classrooms, we always notice those who do not: experienced […]
We are thrilled to announce our 2014 Summer Shadow Scholarship Recipients. These students have earned their opportunity to shadow through teacher recommendations and/or completion of previous E4 Youth programs. Over the next 4 weeks, they’ll be guided throughout their shadow experiences by college and career prep coaches that help them identify goals, develop portfolios/resumes and […]
[youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_u-X2RQEOlU&feature=youtu.be&t=3m2s[/youtube] E4 Youth is a sponsor of Career Fest this Saturday at the Palmer Events Center. 50 companies will be joined by hundreds of high school youth looking to explore careers. We’ll have a team of students covering the event as well as some pros talking about creative career paths! Look for our social […]
RSVP Now! Join us this Thursday as E4 Youth is proud to recognize our Corporate and Community Award Winners along with our amazing students. Corporate Community Advocate Amin Simms – South By Southwest Community Partners Donell Creech – Movement 50 Dr. Kevin Thomas, Adam Williams & Monique Walton – Black Media Council Administrator of the Year Daniel Garcia […]
E4 Youth was featured during South By Southwest 2014 for its part in organizing the Youth Media Project (YMP). 34 students completed six weeks of intensive workshops to earn SXSW Gold Badges. Students launched a YMP web site featuring their coverage of the festival through blogs, video and social media streams.