VR Remix Party Update

Over the past year, E4 Youth has partnered with the Mozilla Foundation and Capital Factory to develop curriculum that helps high school teachers integrate immersive media and storytelling into their classrooms. The result of that work is what we now call VR Remix Parties. VR Remix Parties are community events that bring together educators, coders, […]

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E4 Youth’s Summer Update: Wrapping Up Shadow The Pros 2018

Standing up in front of a client to present my work is never easy for me, and I’ve been doing it for more than 25 years. Now imagine you’re a high school or college student, presenting to a roomful of your peers and creative industry professionals. That’s just what E4 Youth’s Shadow the Pros participants […]

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Google Fiber Supports Creative Workforce Development in Austin ISD

PRESS RELEASE Date: 16 July 2018 What: Google Fiber Supports Creative Workforce Development in Austin ISD Teacher Application Deadline: August 15, 2018 Contact Person: Carl Settles carl@e4youth.org, Ph# 512-917-2551 Web Site: www.e4youth.org AISD Teacher Application Link: http://www.e4youth.org/AustinISD Google Fiber Supports Creative Workforce Development for Underserved Youth in Austin ISD APPLY NOW Google Fiber is partnering […]

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A Night w E4 Youth 2018 Award Winners

This year’s annual celebration, A Night w E4 Youth, as was our biggest and best ever! We showcased the best of our 150+ high school students participating in Get Creative Enrichment Clubs across the city, recognized our partners and announced our Shadow the Pros Fellowship Class of 2018. You can check out more photos of the event […]

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VR Storytelling and Steps for Creating It

Why Develop VR Storytelling Curriculum? My name is Carl Settles, Founder/Executive Director of E4 Youth. In the Fall of 2017, E4 Youth received a grant from the Mozilla Foundation Gigabit Fund to support the development of curriculum that helps high school media arts teachers integrate VR/Immersive stoytelling into their classrooms. As part of the grant, […]

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E4 Youth And Get Creative Enrichment Clubs Take On SXSW 2018

“The more they learned, the more fascinated they were. The presentation showed that creatives are a big part of this STEM industry, which opened up new job ideas for these kids — things they didn’t even know they could do. ” It’s already been a couple of weeks, but the positive effects of SXSW are […]

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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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