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What's Next for American YouthWorks?
TEA's closing leaves at-risk students adrift
"...a big day for the 151 high schoolers of American Youth­Works' Service Learning Academy. They should have been starting..."

Sept. 12, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

'Nothing Is Done Alone' Extended Interview
The TxCC and their role in Bastrop's recovery after the fires
"...I visited the HQ of Texas Conservation Corps at American YouthWorks, here in Austin. I wanted to learn about..."

Dec. 2, 2013 Chronolog Post by Kate X Messer

Under One Roof
Can the City Make Good on Its Affordable Housing Promise?
"...A celebration of 40 new homes built nearby by American Youth Works (formerly the American Institute for Learning), a..."

July 28, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

More Charter School Stats

April 4, 2003 News Feature

TDH: 5/10/11
On Council agenda: Historic tax abatements, Holly decommission & more
"...historic homes, the Holly power plant decommissioning, a controversial youth resource center funding item, and more...."

May 10, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
The National Council of La Raza issues a disheartening report on Texans of color and the state's justice system.
"...10 Texans are Latino, and one in 10 is African-American. Yet, 70% of prisoners in Texas jails and prisons..."

Aug. 1, 2003 News Feature by Belinda Acosta

The Giving Tree
Making movies takes money. Lots of it. From grants to bakes sales, credit card max-outs to benevolent rich uncles, local filmmakers struggle to come up with the cash.
"...financing for her second film, a documentary on the American Youth Works program for at-risk kids. To that end,..."

May 24, 2002 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Dancing About Architecture
More clubs closing: Will the Hole in the Wall be one of them?
" The event raises money and awareness for the American Youth Works' new Art and Technology Center in downtown..."

Nov. 30, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dusting Away the Cobwebs
"...East Austin. Some housing advocates, including Richard Halpin of American Youth Works, say AHFC's involvement in the private sector..."

July 28, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

'An Independent Person'
A Conversation With Randi Shade
"...YMCA, whether it's the partnership with [the West Austin Youth Association]...."

June 3, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

Fanning the Flames
Did TV News Reports Jeopardize Out Youth Austin's Partnership With AISD?
" they had entered was the home of Out Youth Austin, a 10-year-old, nonprofit organization that provides support, education,..."

March 24, 2000 News Feature by Suzy Spencer

Write of Passage
As Austin upstart Badgerdog Literary Publishing prepares to relaunch 'American Short Fiction,' it's preparing high-needs students to express themselves on the printed page
"...Two years later, the journal is still in the works, but it has spawned a children's writing program so..."

May 13, 2005 Books Feature by Nora Ankrum

Battle of the Year
In this dance competish, it's U.S.A. all the way.
" the U.S., but in this fiction film, the American team has been out of the running for 15..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

Lords of Dogtown
This narrative re-creation of the skateboarding doc Dogtown and Z-Boys is a blast, as accurate as it ought to be with more than enough mythology and gut thrills thrown in for good measure.
"...waves necessary. Peralta’s film remains a high-water point in American pop-culture documentation. It’s right up there with its soggy..."

June 10, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Brown Right To Fight
" his store seven years ago. I am a Mexican-American who grew up in San Antonio's "El Westside" --..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Column

Reconnection Notice
Sonic Youthman Lee Ranaldo speaks.
"...Enough with the Sonic Youth youth jokes already...."

Aug. 2, 2002 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

How Austin's Queer Community Supports Its Own
Spotlighting the LGBTQ people and orgs looking after our health, youth, elders, and art
"...nurtured, and determined. After all, without our health, our youth and elders, art, and outlets to let go and..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Arts Feature by Sarah Marloff

A Month by the Lake
"...of her league, Thurman captures the gawky allure of youth and -- more importantly -- its careless cruelty. Thurman..."

Oct. 13, 1995 Movie Review by Steve Davis

From Prisoner to Reformer
A Q&A with 'Orange Is the New Black' author Piper Kerman
" keynote a benefit for the Council on At-Risk Youth. Since the publication of her bestselling prison memoir, which..."

May 9, 2014 News Post by Amy Smith

Growing Pains
Austin Theatre for Youth Builds on First Season
"...In that earlier time, Austin Theatre for Youth (ATY) might have been one of those busted companies...."

Dec. 6, 1996 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Junior Blues: A Bullet Train Through Adolescence
In this week's section of Austin Chronicle Arts reviews, Robert Faires gets hooked on Rob Nash's Junior Blues and Robi Polgar goes under the Big Top for Suzan-Lori Parks' Venus.
"...that the old folks can't stand, the language of youth that shocks the senior generation, the substances forbidden by..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Community Building
Ed Radtke's Speed of Life opens the 2009 Austin Asian American Film Festival
"...premiere as opening night film at the Austin Asian American Film Festival...."

Nov. 13, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

One Night Only!: in Uncharted Waters with an Über-diva
"...cut, and silkscreen, artists and artisans may create original works from etchings or enhance existing paintings, drawings, or photos...."

July 31, 1998 Arts Review

The Animated Adventures of Don Bluth and Gary Goldman
The men behind 'The Secret of NIMH' visit Austin this weekend
"...From The Land Before Time to An American Tail, from Dragon's Lair to Anastasia, Don Bluth and..."

Aug. 9, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

"Cali Thornhill DeWitt: This Magic Moment" at Farewell Books
Nineties youth rebellion meets millennial "meh" and resigned participation in this solo show
" their 40s and 50s, hold increasing sway over American culture, politics, and the economy. The sad fact that..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Arts Review by Seth Orion Schwaiger

The AggreGAYtor: October 16
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...Shaun T works it out, Ann Coulter tells a bad joke, and..."

Oct. 16, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Last Shotgun Blast of SXSW Film Programming
'Hobo,' Spike's 'Scenes From the Suburbs,' and more
"...Hendler, Federico Luppi, Jazmin Stuart, Jose "Yayo" Guridi (North American Premiere)..."

Feb. 10, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Naked City
"...public education. "It is not only important for the youth of our state who deserve the opportunity to reach..."

April 20, 2007 News Feature

Static Between Stations
The American Analog Set at 10: end of part one
"...and that's only one testament to the soundness of American Analog Set...."

Sept. 16, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Sugar on the Asphalt
How Jimmy Eat World bleeds teen angst tunefully, responsibly
"...would never have guessed it was issued by mega-label DreamWorks. Actually, one would never have guessed the band was..."

Sept. 6, 2002 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

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