[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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
For my last job shadowing experience, I was paired with a Digital copywriter named Steve Willis. Although we didn’t share the same interest in art, I learned that he loved music and did quite a bit of journalism in his earlier days. He dove deep into his past as a crime writer for a local […]
I was extremely elated this week when I opened an email from my shadow coach and saw that this week I would be shadowing KVUE reporter Shelton Green. Anyone that knows me knows that I aspire to one day be a broadcast journalist, and eventually produce award winning documentaries. So, when I found out I’d […]
My shadow experience at GSD&M was with Morgan McDonald, Junior Art Director, and I don’t think I could have been paired up with a better match! I had a great time; we share a lot of common interests and I learned from her in the short time I was there. I felt the energy […]