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Artemis Guerrero and his daughter Arlis.

Father’s Day Spotlight: Artemio Guerrero and His Daughter Arlis

By Southwest Key on 06/16/2014 @ 08:33 AM

Tags: Father's Day, Artemio Guerrero, Southwest Key, Swkey, Southwest Key Programs, swk, father, dad, dad and daughter, community empowerment, maintenance manager, east austin college prep, arlis guerrero, eaprep, student, immigration immigrant, american dream, immigration story

Artemio Guerrero is Southwest Key Program’s maintenance manager. He’s worked with the company for seven years. His daughter Arlis is a student at Southwest Key’s partner school, East Austin College Prep.

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Ft. Hood Armed Forces Mentor Southwest Key JJAEP Clients

Ft. Hood Armed Forces Mentor Southwest Key JJAEP Clients

By Southwest Key on 05/13/2014 @ 07:54 AM

Tags: Community Empowerment, Events, Juvenile Justice, Southwest Key, Volunteering

On Saturday, April 12, staff and students from Bell County JJAEP (Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program) volunteered and participated in a 5k run/walk for Human Trafficking Awareness as part as Global Youth Service Day 2014. Paul Anderson and his wife came in at 93rd and 95th place during the run.

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Michael and Antonia Alvarez

Mother’s Day Spotlight: EAPrep Mother & Son Antonia and Michael Alvarez

By Southwest Key on 05/09/2014 @ 07:54 AM

Tags: Awards, Globaloria, Mother's Day, Michael Alvarez, East Austin College Prep, EAPrep, East Austin, Education, Southwest Key

East Austin College Prep sophomore Michael Alvarez gave his mother a card last year with a handwritten message that said, “I can make all the money in the world but the most important thing is to have you in my life. I’m going to study really hard so I can buy you a house.” Alvarez, an award-winning web game design student through EAPrep’s Globaloria program, credits his success to his mother’s support.

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Ninth grader Scout Garza with her mother Stefanie Montoya

Mother’s Day Spotlight: Southwest Key Volunteers Stefanie Montoya and Scout Garza

By Southwest Key on 05/09/2014 @ 07:54 AM

Tags: Volunteering, Mother's Day, EA College Prep, EAPrep, East Austin, Education, Southwest Key

Ninth grader Scout Garza has been volunteering at Southwest Key’s Mobile Food Pantry with her mother Stefanie Montoya ever since her induction into the National Junior Honor Society in the 6th grade required her to perform community service. Her mother Stefanie has worked with Southwest Key’s benefits broker for years, so they immediately thought of Southwest Key when considering volunteer options.

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Lizzie Chen with Julian Bond and Bernice King.

Capturing History Through My Lens At The Civil Rights Summit

By Southwest Key on 04/28/2014 @ 07:54 AM

Tags: Civil Rights, Lizzie Chen, Events, Southwest Key

Lizzie Chen, Southwest Key Programs Multimedia Specialist has the rare opportunity to assist former White House photographer, David Hume Kennerly at the Civil Rights Summit held at the LBJ Presidential Library located on the University of Texas at Austin campus.

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