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Oct 25, 2018

UnidosUS Statement

Oct 24, 2018

Southwest Key Agrees to Settlement with Arizona Department of Health Services

Southwest Key will pay fine, surrender licenses for Casa Phoenix and Hacienda Del Sol.

Sep 3, 2018

Letter of Support from Speaker Pelosi

Letter of Support from Speaker Pelosi

Sep 3, 2018

Letter from our Founder & CEO, Dr. Juan Sanchez

From our CEO: Serving Children and families is at the heart of what we do.

Aug 2, 2018

Statement Regarding Casa Kokopelli

Our number one priority at Southwest Key Programs is to keep the children in our care safe. We have built a thorough infrastructure of both preventative and responsive measures in order to ensure their safety.

Aug 2, 2018

Statement on Abuse Allegations

Our number one priority at Southwest Key Programs is to keep the children in our care safe. We have built a thorough infrastructure of both preventative and responsive measures in order to ensure their safety.

Jun 20, 2018

Statement on Policy

Southwest Key Programs does not support separating families at the border.

Jun 11, 2018

Memorial to bombing victim Draylen Mason unveiled in Walk of Heroes

Austin American Statesman

Memorial to bombing victim Draylen Mason unveiled in Walk of Heroes

Jun 4, 2018

Statement on Senator Jeff Merkley’s Visit to Southwest Key Programs

Statement on Senator Jeff Merkley’s Visit to Southwest Key Programs

Mar 16, 2018

Southwest Key Creates Music Scholarship In Honor of Draylen Mason

Southwest Key Creates Music Scholarship In Honor of Draylen Mason

Oct 17, 2017

United Nations Human Rights Council Recognizes Southwest Key UM Shelter Program

Report of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on its visit to the United States of America*

Southwest Key was recognized for providing "excellent support to unaccompanied children," in a report from the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at the 36th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Report on

Feb 13, 2017

Southwest Key Mentoring Works to Improve Outcomes for Youth in Five States

National Mentoring Resource Center

The Southwest Key Programs Youth Mentoring Model was established in 2012 in partnership with the Travis County Juvenile Probation Department in Texas to serve at-risk youth. In 2013, the program expanded to California to serve the Santa Clara Juvenile Probation Department. In 2014, multistate funding from OJJDP allowed Southwest Key to further expand and provide both one-on-one and group mentoring to system-involved, at-risk and underserved youth in five sites across the United States, including Atlanta, Georgia; Austin, Texas; Buffalo, New York; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and San Jose, California.

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

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.

Oct 13, 2016

Hispanic advocacy group Urges Politicians to Engage Latino

Austin American Statesman

Hispanic advocacy group urges politicians to engage Latinos

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.

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.

Oct 13, 2016

'Millenials' pieza clave en la votación presidencial

Univision Austin 62

'Millenials' pieza clave en la votación presidencial

Oct 13, 2016

Activistas Deciden Ignorar Partidos Políticos, Incentivar Directamente a Votantes

Telemundo Austin

Activistas deciden ignorar partidos políticos, incentivar directamente a votantes

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.

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.

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.

Jan 23, 2015

Southwest Key Mentorship Program Receives Much Needed Grant

Southwest Key Youth Mentoring Program received a $1 million, federal grant from the Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention, an arm of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Jan 7, 2015

Southwest Key Awarded Healthy Communities Grant

Southwest Key Programs was one of the five organizations selected for the Healthy Communities Grant to address health and wellness issues in our community.

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.

Jun 5, 2014

Free Beginner Computer Class starts June 10, T/Th through July 3 in Austin

Learn Word, Excel, and Powerpoint for free at Southwest Key!

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.

Apr 27, 2014

Early Voting at Southwest Key Headquarters

May 21, 2014, 2-5pm

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.

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 31, 2014

Tips for Organizing a Charity Race

It happens year round. People don Santa sweaters, ridiculous moustaches, zombie costumes and even strip down to their skivvies. They crawl through mud, climb obstacles and are pelted with brightly colored powder. And they do it all in the name of charity.

Mar 29, 2014

PODER’s Cesar E. Chavez “Si Se Puede!” March this Saturday, March 29 at 10am

Cesar E. Chavez is one of the most important leaders of the 20th century. His legacy of workers rights, civil rights for Latinos, environmental justice, equality for all, peace, non-violence, children and women’s rights, deserves national recognition. Join us as we celebrate the LIFE and LEGACY of Cesar Chavez When: Saturday March 29, 2014