Storytelling w 360 Video Workshop

RSVP Now Introduction Now’s a great time for high school journalism and audio/video production teachers and parents to get your students to learn about the future of media production. 360 video cameras that can shoot in 4K and stream live to the internet can be had for $150 and there are a wealth of free […]

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How E4’s Employability Curriculum™ Powers Get Creative Enrichment Clubs

  When I first heard about Get Creative Enrichment Clubs, I thought the clubs were mostly about introducing various creative careers to kids and teaching them about creative tech tools. I figured the kids spent a lot of time “doing creative stuff.” Once I committed to writing blogs about these clubs, I found out I have […]

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2017 Highlights

  As January 2018 rapidly comes to a close, we wanted to take moment and look back at some of the things E4 Youth accomplished in 2017 and offer a brief preview of what’s to come. We now have a thriving ecosystem of 7 Get Creative Enrichment Clubs in 5 Austin area high schools serving over […]

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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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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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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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Microsoft Features E4 Youth Founder

E4 Youth Founder, Carl Settles was featured along with several alumni in a Microsoft spot. This marks the beginning of our partnership with one of the world’s premier technology companies. In addition to this spot, Microsoft is providing Surface Pro 3s that come loaded with Office 365 to E4 students and staff. Look for examples of […]

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E4 Youth Creative Earns Scholarship to Portfolio School

Congratulations to Damian Flores for earning a full scholarship to the Austin Creative Department, a portfolio school headed by Will Chau, a creative director at E4 Youth’s partner agency GSD&M. I’m very excited and proud to have an e4Youth student as my next scholarship recipient. You guys are molding mature, smart kids who are ready to […]

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