How “Get Creative” Enrichment Clubs Are Making A Difference

Samajae is an offensive lineman for the Panthers. He’s also a fantastic videographer and editor who puts together news stories about Pflugerville High School athletics. Last year, through his participation in E4 Youth’s Get Creative Enrichment Club, he earned access to the SXSW Film Conference. He attended every day of the conference and soaked up as […]

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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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Kickoff! E4 Youth’s Music Legacy Project

On Saturday, February 27, 2016, E4 Youth kicked off its newest venture: the Music Legacy Project. Nine students from several schools across the greater Austin area were selected based on their exceptional musical talent to participate in recording and releasing a collaborative EP with Grammy-award winning band Grupo Fantasma. With a wide range of talent […]

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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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