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What's Happening at SWKey & EAPrep
Southwest Key

December, 2012

December 1, 2012 - Community members gathered on a Saturday morning at EAPrep's MLK Campus to officially cut the ribbon. Approximately 1000 people attended the event, open to all members of the community, which consisted of musical performances, ceremony, and a STEM & college fair.


Donations of new or gently used toys and books (English or Spanish) are being accepted now through December 17 at 6002 Jain Ln or 5800 E MLK Blvd.

Since January 2011, East Austin Children’s Promise has been offering free on-site childcare to participants of our evening and weekend adult programming at Southwest Key’s El Centro De Familia. The program was implemented after learning that the lack of childcare was a barrier to parents attending classes.Currently we have about 59 kids in the childcare program. We would like to be able to offer our kids toys, books, and activities to rotate what they have available. (Read more)



Southwest Key has been the largest provider of services to unaccompanied children in the United States for many years through our Unaccompanied Minors Shelter Programs. One such shelter, Casa Glendale in Arizona, held a talent show recently to entertain the kids staying there who hail primarily from Latin America. We got our hands on the video and the below is hilarious proof of just how devoted Southwest Key staff are to the kids we serve. (Read more)

Southwest Key's Latino Arts Preservation Program Awarded Austin Cultural Contract



In October 2012, the City of Austin awarded Southwest Key’s Latino Arts Preservation Program (or LAPP) a contract for $15,400.00 for funding year 2012-2013.  The City of Austin provides cultural arts programs for the Austin community by contracting with arts organizations for specific services. These contracts are referred to as Cultural Services Agreements, or Cultural Contracts.(Read more)

December 11, 2012



 MLK Opening and STEM fair


City Mouse Blog


Photos of Opening


Video: Dr. G on Univision


 EAPrep Teacher Erica Gonzalez featured in La Voz


Download article




 EAPrep Student Art, Fall 2012




 More photos of recent events:


East Austin Job Fair


Adult Ed Fall Classes


Chase Check Presentation

  Upcoming Events 

 Mentor Recruitment Social

December 13, 2012


 Holiday Posada

December 13, 2012


 Mobile Food Pantry

December 14, 2012


 Austin Soundwaves Concert @ Jain Lane

December 20, 2012


 EAPrep Holiday Break Begins 

December 24, 2012


 EAPrep Classes Resume 

January 7, 2013


 ESL & GED Enrollment 

January 15 & 16, 2013



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