• The Problem

    There are over 11,000 opportunity youth ages 16 – 24 in Travis County who are disconnected from education and employment.

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  • The Opportunity

    The creative economy is a leading economic force in the U.S. employing over 33% of the population. By 2020, that percentage will rise to nearly 40%. Despite this explosive growth, too many underserved youth are not benefiting from these opportunities.

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  • Our Solution

    E4 Youth works with local schools, colleges and employers to identify overlooked creative youth. We help them cultivate workplace skills and build capacity through Employability Curriculum and after school enrichment projects.

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  • College and Career Mapping

    We put youth to work through job shadowing, internship and apprenticeship opportunities and assist them as they transition to college, career and entrepreneurial endeavors.

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  • Become a Partner

    Join our growing roster of industry leaders. Take an active role in supporting tomorrow's creative workforce.

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