• E4 Youth Selected for the Aspen Institute's First-ever Digital Equity Accelerator!

    The Digital Equity Accelerator enables nonprofits to address the challenges of the digital divide at scale. We are thrilled for this opportunity to supercharge our work to accelerate digital equity!

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  • June 6th-July 15th

    SUMMER CLA IS OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT

    Join the Creative Leadership Academy and work alongside our mentors and top creative and technology professionals to build employability skills and establish your digital portfolio!

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  • Donate Today

    Help fund the Austin Digital Heritage Project so we can share and preserve the Black and Brown history of Austin!

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  • Launched at SXSW on Saturday, March 12th!

    What Once Was Project

    Learn more about our FREE AR launch at SXSW, featuring a panel discussion with local academics and community leaders, light refreshments, a Black vendor market at the Carver Museum in Austin.

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  • Volunteer with Us

    Help support Austin youth of color in our local school enrichment clubs as they develop storytelling and digital literacy skills to create digital portfolios.

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  • Show Us Some Love

    Our talented youth are always refining their creative skills. Check out our employees' amazing work!

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  • VR Remix Party 2.0 'One Sheet'

    We've made it easier than ever for people of all ages to remix VR content in a web browser!

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  • Podcast Library

    No two journeys are the same. Browse our Library of Interviews with top creative and technology professionals where they trace their path to success!

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Programs

Austin Digital Heritage Project

The Austin Digital Heritage Project provides professional level training and employment for youth that lead cultural and digital literacy activities throughout the community.

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Creative Pathways Podcast

Creative Pathways: Jalesha Bass, E4 Youth Digital Docent and Co-Founder of Shift Press

Jalesha is a Co-Founder of a non-profit publication called Shift Press as well as its sister organization Institute Of Engagement. […]

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Creative Pathways: Anthony Abernathy, Sr. Brand Marketing Director at Nike

Anthony Abernathy, a Senior Brand Marketing Director at Nikebasketball! An experienced marketer who lives by the mantra “Negate negativity and […]

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In School

Get Creative Enrichment Clubs

Get Creative Enrichment Clubs

We custom match Career and Technology Education teachers with trained Creative Mentors that help students identify their interests and leverage them to build digital portfolios.

Career Exposure

Career Exposure

Guest speakers, workplace tours and mentoring opportunities. with top creative and technology professionals.

VR Remix Parties

VR Remix Parties

Empowering workshops that help youth of any age learn digital literacy skills and tell compelling immersive stories about their lives.

Creative Leadership Academy

Creative Mentors

Creative Mentors

Employment opportunities leading E4 Youth's enrichment clubs in local high schools.

Digital Docent / Digital Apprentice

Digital Docent / Digital Apprentice

Professional level training and employment opportunities in creative media and technology.

Shadow the Pros

Shadow the Pros

6 week paid fellowships working on projects for real clients like Lyft and Whataburger

Music Legacy ATX

Music Legacy ATX

Business of Music fellowship for emerging music professionals.

Professional Development

Building Social Emotional Resiliency In Youth

Building Social Emotional Resiliency In Youth

E4 Youth's Employability Curriculum helps educators build social emotional resiliency in youth of color.

Immersive Storytelling

Immersive Storytelling

We help educators integrate immersive storytelling into their classrooms using free and open source tools.

  • We believe that creative youth, particularly those from underserved communities are a drastically underutilized resource. We work with partners to invest cultural capital into these communities and deliver collective impact.

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