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2013 Southwest Key Employee Awards

By Southwest Key on 01/02/2014 @ 07:33 AM

Tags: Awards, Community Empowerment, Cultural Arts, East Austin, Education, Events, Immigration, Juvenile Justice, Southwest Key | 0 comments

Southwest Key Programs held their annual staff holiday party and employee recognition banquet on December 10, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Austin, Texas. It was a perfect wintry evening for staff to gather, with downtown Austin as the backdrop.

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Globaloria Headed to NYC This Summer

By Southwest Key on 12/20/2013 @ 06:54 AM

Tags: Children's Promise, Community Empowerment, Cultural Arts, EA College Prep, East Austin, Education, Fundraising, Southwest Key

This summer, East Austin College Prep’s Globaloria Program for video game design hopes to take 17 EAPrep students to New York City to to explore the tech industry.

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East Austin College Prep 10th Graders Plan on Going to Madrid for the Summer

By Southwest Key on 12/05/2013 @ 06:54 AM

Tags: EA College Prep, Education, Events, Fundraising

East Austin College Prep has selected 15 students from the 10th grade Advanced Spanish class to participate in an immersion program in Madrid. “I am so excited to see a new place and explore the world. This trip is going to be fantastic!” says 10th grader Athziry L.

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A Volunteer Youth Mentor Gives Back To The Community

By Southwest Key on 11/25/2013 @ 06:54 AM

Tags: Community Empowerment, East Austin, Education, Events, Juvenile Justice, Volunteering

“When I was 15, I felt like my life was over because I was pregnant. I didn’t know if I would be able to graduate or go to college,” says Southwest Key Program Assistant Brenda Gonzalez. Thanks to a mentor in her life, Gonzalez is about to graduate from Austin Community College and now volunteers with Southwest Key Youth Mentoring Program, guiding youth with a similar background to her own.

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SWKey Board Member Victor Garza Receives Award

By Layla Fry on 11/06/2013 @ 07:33 AM

Tags: Awards, Community Empowerment, Southwest Key

On October 11, 2013, Southwest Key Board Member Victor Garza was one of the five honorees to be recognized at the First Annual Latino Heritage Leadership Award. Mr. Garza is the founder of La Raza Roundtable, Santa Clara County, California’s largest coalition of Latino and Mexican-American organizations.

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