Industry Tour: GSD&M Nov. 17

RSVP Now! As a part of E4 Youth‘s Industry Tour Series, we’re offering a free tour of Austin’s largest advertising agency, GSD&M. See how you can use your creativity and make a great living in the field of advertising. Check out one of their TV spots for Radio Shack! **Must be between the ages of 16 […]

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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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E4 Youth Creatives Propose Solutions to Austin’s Gentrification Issues

  Event Info: E4 Youth Lounge @ RAS Day Buy Tickets 3 – 5pm August 29, 2015 at Victory Grill (1104 E. 11th St.) Special Presentation, Performance and Community Discussion Due to growth, Austin is America’s #1 city for spending on things like food and drinks but many African American businesses lack a digital presence that […]

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Featured Student Work: Time by Alexandria Sifuentez

[youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]http://youtu.be/5HCpbnj7yOs[/youtube] Some great work about TIME and FAMILY by E4 Youth college mentor Alexandria Sifuentez. Just a freshmen in college, Alex is a gifted and focused creative storyteller. We’re so glad to have her as a mentor for the upcoming Youth Media Project 2015.

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Wrapping Up & Looking Ahead

2014 has been been quite a year. We’ve sharpened our focus to make sure that more underserved youth are given opportunities to explore creative careers. We helped more than 40 high school and college age youth earn access to SXSW. We also provided college/career coaches for 15 deserving youth as they shadowed professionals from some […]

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Web Developer / Earn Access to SXSW

The Youth Media Project is looking for a Web Developer who’d like to earn access to SXSW 2015. Web Developer JOB SUMMARY: The Web Developer will work with staff of E4 Youth and the Black Media Council (BMC) www.blackmediacouncil.org to utilize the WordPress platform to develop a web site and blogging platform for students participating […]

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Making a Difference In Our Classrooms

I just finished reading a blog post on TribTalk by Katie Plemmons, a high school teacher in Del Valle ISD, entitled The Heartbreak of Being a Teacher in Texas and it’s discouraging. She writes about the upcoming start of the school year: As we return to our classrooms, we always notice those who do not: experienced […]

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Summer Shadow Scholarship Recipients

We are thrilled to announce our 2014 Summer Shadow Scholarship Recipients. These students have earned their opportunity to shadow through teacher recommendations and/or completion of previous E4 Youth programs. Over the next 4 weeks, they’ll be guided throughout their shadow experiences by college and career prep coaches that help them identify goals, develop portfolios/resumes and […]

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