The E4 Approach

For more than a decade, E4 Youth has helped thousands of youth ages 16 – 22 learn to Engage, Educate, Employ and Empower themselves. We Engage creative youth to help them identify their interests, we Educate them about how those interests can lead to creative career paths, we work with partners to Employ them in internships that leverage those interests, and ultimately Empower them to pursue their creative goals.

Our Get Creative Enrichment Clubs, the entry point into our ecosystem, are anchored in six majority minority high schools throughout Austin, Manor and Pflugerville serving 100+ students and in the past year, we’ve strengthened our pipeline for college-aged youth by deepening our partnership with the University of Texas at Austin with the establishment of the Creative Leadership Academy (CLA) which will soon be expanding to more than 100 students and the Austin Digital Heritage Project (ADHP). E4 Youth is the leader in youth creative workforce development in Central Texas.

Our Mission in Action

Testmonials

#WhatisE4: James Grandberry - My E4 Story

In E4, kids who feel alone, who don’t know what they’re capable of, have someone come alongside them and say […]

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"I Give 4...": Why Do You Support E4 Youth?

We recently asked a number of the creative professionals who support E4 Youth to share their reasons with us. Building […]

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Community & Mentorship With Meaning

Here’s the thing about Get Creative Enrichment Clubs They’re not just clubs. E4 Youth is up to something much bigger. […]

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News

Creative Pathways: Dominick Walker, Copywriter| Storyteller| Photographer

Dominick Walker Is a Creative Director| Copywriter with over 20 years of experience in Advertising. Dominick has worked at agencies […]

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Creative Pathways: Andy Saldaña, Executive Director at NY Tech Alliance

NY Tech Alliance’s Eustacio Andy Saldaña (pronouns: he/his) is an eight-year veteran of the organization and a strong community leader […]

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Creative Pathways: Chaka Mahone, Founder of Black Live Music Fund, DAWA

Known as a creative catalyst, Jonathan ‘Chaka’ Mahone has a strong background in event production, curriculum development, multimedia content creation, […]

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