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La Raza Tackles Engaging Latino Millennial Vote in Roundtable Discussion

Oct 14, 2016

La Raza Tackles Engaging Latino Millennial Vote in Roundtable Discussion

Spectrum News

La Raza Tackles Engaging Latino Millennial Vote in Roundtable Discussion

Texas GOP and Democrats expect Latino voting to be Key

Oct 13, 2016

Texas GOP and Democrats expect Latino voting to be Key

KXAN NBC

A record 15 million people are now registered to vote in Texas and a young and growing voting block could play a big role in the November election. The National Council of La Raza led a roundtable discussion Thursday at East Austin College Prep with political leaders and the Austin Latino community.

Hispanic advocacy group Urges Politicians to Engage Latino

Oct 13, 2016

Hispanic advocacy group Urges Politicians to Engage Latino

Austin American Statesman

Hispanic advocacy group urges politicians to engage Latinos

Largest Latino civil rights group rallies Austin voters

Oct 13, 2016

Largest Latino civil rights group rallies Austin voters

KXAN NBC

A closer look at voter ID laws across the US Appeals court: Texas voter ID law discriminates; orders fix Feds: Texas still misleading voters after Voter ID law changes AUSTIN (KXAN) — Less than four weeks until voters head to the polls and Central Texas Latinos are making a major push to get as many Hispanics out to the ballot box.

Advocacy Group Says Latino Outreach In Texas This Year Is A 'Missed Opportunity"

Oct 13, 2016

Advocacy Group Says Latino Outreach In Texas This Year Is A 'Missed Opportunity"

KUT

The head of the largest Latino advocacy group in the U.S. says both major political parties in Texas dropped the ball on Latino voter outreach this year.

'Millenials' pieza clave en la votación presidencial

Oct 13, 2016

'Millenials' pieza clave en la votación presidencial

Univision Austin 62

'Millenials' pieza clave en la votación presidencial

Activistas Deciden Ignorar Partidos Políticos, Incentivar Directamente a Votantes

Oct 13, 2016

Activistas Deciden Ignorar Partidos Políticos, Incentivar Directamente a Votantes

Telemundo Austin

Activistas deciden ignorar partidos políticos, incentivar directamente a votantes

Posada 2015

Dec 18, 2015

Southwest Key Posada in Austin American Statesman

Austin American Statesman

Southwest Key's 7th Annual Posada was featured in the Austin American Statesman.

This is the shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children on North Oracle Road near West Drachman Street. Photo by A.E. Araiza / Arizona Daily Star

Dec 8, 2015

Shelter for unaccompanied minors 'homey,' tour reveals

Arizona Daily Star

The Office of Refugee Resettlement, charged with the care of the minors, offered a rare glimpse of the Tucson facility this week to a small group of community stakeholders and an Arizona Daily Star reporter.

Dr. Juan Sanchez

Jan 26, 2015

Juan Sanchez Named To Hispanic Business Magazine's Top 50 Influentials List

Media

Congratulations to our very own Dr. Juan Sanchez for being named to Hispanic Business’ Top 50 Latino Influentials list! We are thrilled to have Dr. Sanchez be recognized because he has done nothing but open doors to opportunities so individuals can achieve their dreams.

Southwest Key Highlighted In NALCAB Newsletter

Aug 25, 2014

Southwest Key Highlighted In NALCAB Newsletter

—Noticias from NALCAB

Southwest Key is spotlighted as a new member of the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB) in their August, 2014 newsletter. NALCAB represents and serves a geographically and ethnically diverse group of nonprofit community development and asset building organizations that are anchor institutions in our nation's Latino communities. Read on to view a reprint of the article.

Dr. Juan Sanchez Quote

Apr 28, 2014

Southwest Key Ranks #4 Among 2014 Top Nonprofit Organizations

Hispanic Business Magazine

Southwest Key, No. 4 on the HispanicBusiness Top 25 Nonprofits list with $120.9 million in expenditures in 2013, is an organization dedicated to “improving the quality of life for children by providing culturally relevant schools, shelters for immigrant children, and youth and family services.” Founded in Austin, Texas, in 1987 by Dr. Juan Sanchez, Southwest Key has expanded to six states, providing services for nearly 226,000 clients in 2013.

2014 Top Hispanic Nonprofits Graphic

Apr 26, 2014

Social Enterprises: A Beacon in Tough Times

Hispanic Business Magazine

The social enterprise landscape is booming, despite economic indicators that should suggest otherwise. Organizations that exist to assist people without any regard for their own bottom line become more necessary in difficult economic times. Yet the same double-edged sword that makes them necessary also makes it difficult for them to provide assistance. Grants disappear. Donations stop rolling in. These enterprises need to get creative to succeed in their mission. As you will see, that is exactly what the organizations on our Top 25 Hispanic Nonprofits list are doing.

Hispanic Business Magazine Logo

Apr 25, 2014

Hispanic Business Magazine Profiles Southwest Key

Hispanic Business Magazine

Southwest Key, No. 4 on the HispanicBusiness Top 25 Nonprofits list with $120.9 million in expenditures in 2013, is an organization dedicated to “improving the quality of life for children by providing culturally relevant schools, shelters for immigrant children, and youth and family services.” Founded in Austin, Texas, in 1987 by Dr. Juan Sanchez, Southwest Key has expanded to six states, providing services for nearly 226,000 clients in 2013.

Mar 3, 2014

East Austin College Prep Globaloria Students Ready for SXSWEdu

Time Warner

Young computer programmers prepare for SXSWedu

Feb 18, 2014

Review of East Austin College Prep

Do512 Family

After two cancellations due to inclement weather, the elementary East Austin College Prep campus finally had its open house last Thursday, Feb. 13. Do512 Family editor, Jamie Jett, is an East Austin resident and her curiosity was piqued. So she went to the open house and took some notes to share.

Feb 4, 2014

Digital Learning Day – High Tech Open House at East Austin College Prep

Do 512 Family

Both East Austin College Prep campuses will be hosting a high-tech open house for Digital Learning Day, Wednesday, Feb. 5. From 9 – 11 am, the school will showcase student-designed games that were created through the Globaloria program. Globaloria is a platform that uses project-based learning and digital methods to teach courses in STEM, computing, game design and coding.

Jan 9, 2014

New Year's resolutions of Austin's fit and fabulous

Culture Map Austin

It's a new year, and with it comes all the resolutions that seem to fly around with abandon. We at CultureMap asked a few locals what they're doing to stay fit and healthy in 2014.

Sep 6, 2013

Musical instruments needed for back-to-school drive

Time Warner Cable News

Francesca Ramirez loves playing the clarinet and is inspiring her friend Miranda Gibble to learn it too "I'm going to like play it and learn it and see if I'm really interested, which so far I have been, and then I'll buy one," Gibble said

Sep 5, 2013

Local instrument drive benefits underserved students

The Daily Texan

When representatives of a local instrument drive announced they were collecting donations for Austin music students, they expected gently used instruments, not centuries-old family heirlooms.