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Two cast members from Teatro Compañía de Teatro playing "Joseph" and "Mary" lead the procession through the neighborhood.

Southwest Key Carries On Tradition of Posada in East Austin

By Lizzie Chen on 01/08/2015 @ 08:00 AM

Tags: posada, southwest key, swkey, swk, southwest key programs, christmas, posada celebration

On December 18, 2014, over 200 residents gathered at Southwest Key’s el Centro de Familia to celebrate the traditional Latin American Christmas party —the Posada. Southwest Key Programs, Latino Arts Preservation Program (L.A.P.P.) and East Austin College Prep teamed up to create a memorable experience for members in the Govalle/Johnston Terrace neighborhood

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Former NFL Quarterback signs an EAPrep student's chef hat.

Vince Young and Chef Phillip Brown Demonstrate STEM Cooking to EAPrep Students

By Southwest Key on 11/13/2014 @ 08:00 AM

Tags: vince young, chef phillip brown, vince young steakhouse, time warner cable, connect a million minds, longhorns, eaprep, east austin college prep, east austin, students, stem, STEM, football, steakhouse, cooking, chef, student chefs

Former NFL player Vince Young met with twenty-five East Austin College Prep 5th and 6th graders Sunday at Vince Young Steakhouse to explain that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) can be used in everyday activities like cooking.

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EAPrep Ana Martinez, Gloria Mata Pennington, Susana Almanza, Gus Garcia, Lloyd Doggett, Marina Garcia, and Dr. Juan Sanchez.

Gustavo Garcia Inducted Into Walk of Heroes

By Southwest Key on 11/12/2014 @ 08:00 AM

Tags: gustavo garcia, gus garcia, walk of heroes, woh, heroes, mayor gus garcia, latinos, east austin, hispanic, hispanic leaders, community leaders, walk of heroes, southwest key programs, swkey, southwestkey, southwest key, swk, mosaic, education, empowerment, eaprep, east austin college prep

Former Mayor of Austin and education advocate Gustavo Garcia was inducted into the Southwest Key Walk of Heroes Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at the national nonprofit’s East Austin headquarters, el Centro de Familia.

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Kids Playing with pumpkins during Pumpkin Madness

TWC Volunteers At Pumpkin Madness

By Southwest Key on 11/12/2014 @ 06:54 AM

Tags: east austin college prep, time warner cable, twc, volunteer, pumpkin, pumpkin madness, eaprep, fall, after school, ace after school. photo essay, photo

Time Warner Cable staff showed EAPrep students the physics of rolling a pumpkin on an incline versus even ground. Students were able to learn about motion and gravity by launching small pumpkins in a plastic launcher.

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Southwest Key “Familia” Gathers At 2014 Youth Justice Meeting

By Southwest Key on 08/25/2014 @ 07:54 AM

Tags: swkey, southwest key programs, youth justice, familia, atlanta, ga, training, staff, employee, swk, swkey

Southwest Key Youth Justice leadership from around the country gathered in Atlanta, Georgia August 5-7, 2014 for a Program Directors meeting. The event was indicative of a company culture that Southwest Key leadership holds dear.

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