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Opening doors to opportunity so young people can achieve their dreams/Abriendo puertas de oportunidad para que la juventud logre sus sueños

Southwest Key Programs is a national nonprofit organization providing transformative education, innovative safe shelters and alternatives to incarceration impacting over 6,000 youth each day, while creating opportunities for their families to become self-sufficient.

We employ a creative and diverse workforce of over 1,000 dedicated staff in 6 states. Southwest Key was recently ranked #4 among the Top 25 Hispanic Nonprofits in America by Hispanic Business Magazine in May 2009.

Our national headquarters is located at the East Austin Community Development Center in Austin, Texas, home to Southwest Key’s innovative charter middle school, the East Austin College Prep Academy, along with a number of social enterprises designed to increase the educational attainment and employability of residents.

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Southwest Key Fast Facts

  • Founded: 1987
  • Legal Status:   Nonprofit, charitable 501(c)(3) Social Service & Community Development Organization
  • Staff: Over 1, 100 nationwide, ~960 in the field
  • Programs: Southwest Key operates 55 juvenile justice and family programs, safe shelters for immigrant children, alternative schools, and community building initiatives
  • Number Served:   Approximately 6000 youth daily
  • Headquarters:   Austin, Texas
  • Locations:   Texas, California, New York, Georgia, Arizona, Wisconsin,
  • FY 2008: $58 million
  • Funding: Grants and contracts by U.S. federal, state, and local government, foundations, and corporations; special events; private contributions
  • Social Enterprises: Southwest Key Enterprises, Southwest Key Café del Sol, Southwest Key Maintenance, Southwest Key Properties

Download 2007 Annual Report (5.5 MB pdf)

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  • 1. Robin Dahlheim  |  May 19, 2010 at 11:27 am

    We offer energy audit training workshops. They are very successful when we take time to do an initial survey of your building and set up the data loggers to monitor the building consumption and perform an analysis to show how the steps of an audit with their own example.

    There are many types of jobs from this 3 day training course. We are offering it at UT CLEE and Alamo College. See dates on our website http://www.savingwithenergy.com We could offer this course on your site to the people you serve at a discount.
    Robin

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