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Southwest Key to Eastside's Future?
Education non-profit makes long-awaited pitch for Johnston campus
"...After years of rumblings and hints, today education non-profit Southwest Key will formally submit its plan to take over..."

Feb. 22, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Southwest Key CEO Juan Sanchez Steps Down
Embattled CEO/founder departs amid protests, investigations
"...Juan Sanchez, embattled CEO of local nonprofit Southwest Key, is stepping down from his post...."

March 11, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: Southwest Key and Us
The local refugee empire is a symptom of bigger troubles
"...New York Times to review the financial practices of Southwest Key, the Austin-based "nonprofit" the Times report calls an..."

Dec. 14, 2018 News Column by Michael King

The Duality of Southwest Key
An East Austin nonprofit in the immigration debate
"...children enjoying outdoor activities, adorns the side of South­west Key's headquarters in East Aus­tin. A yellow-canopied playground sits on..."

June 29, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

NYT: Feds Probing Southwest Key
Dept. of Justice looks at the books of embattled East Austin nonprofit
"...East Austin nonprofit Southwest Key Programs can't seem to stay out of the..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Southwest Key Boycott Brewing?
Activist group calls for full boycott against East Austin nonprofit's programs
"...de Liberación Inmigrante called for a full boycott of Southwest Key Programs and affiliated businesses in light of the..."

Aug. 10, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Activists Protest Southwest Key at CEO’s Home
Frente de Liberación Inmigrante call on Sanchez to break gov contracts
"...of MoPac at Allen Park Thursday evening to denounce Southwest Key, an East Austin nonprofit that runs 27 migrant..."

June 29, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

Southwest Key Faces Student Walkout
East Austin College Prep youth challenge embattled nonprofit
"...and drove to the nearby headquarters of embattled nonprofit Southwest Key – which runs EACP – on Jain Lane...."

Dec. 21, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Southwest Key Breaking Social Ground
Center aims to tackle unemployment issues in East Austin
"...and official golden shovels, the latest major project by Southwest Key broke ground Saturday at the service nonprofit's national..."

May 7, 2010 News Feature by Michael King

Allegations of Mistreatment at a Southwest Key Shelter
The deportation complex
"...Padre, a Brownsville youth shelter run by local nonprofit Southwest Key, and the largest such facility in the U.S...."

Aug. 3, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Latino Civil Rights Group Cuts Ties With Southwest Key
UnidosUS cuts East Austin nonprofit out of funding and affiliate benefits
"...Following continued allegations of abuse and mistreatment at Southwest Key's migrant youth shelters, the nation's largest Latino civil..."

Aug. 17, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Southwest Key & Their Contracts
County votes to continue contract with nonprofit, city to deliberate on Aug. 30
"...commissioners also voted unanimously to renew their contract with Southwest Key for prevention and intervention services for at-risk children..."

Aug. 24, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Southwest Key Protest
"...the Northeast Austin home of Juan Sanchez, CEO of Southwest Key, which is being contracted to house families separated..."

June 29, 2018 Photo Gallery

Activists Protest Southwest Key at CEO’s Home
Frente de Liberación Inmigrante call on Sanchez to break gov contracts
"...Activists Protest Southwest Key at CEO's Home..."

July 6, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Southwest Key CEO Juan Sanchez Steps Down
Embattled CEO/founder departs amid protests, investigations

March 15, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Southwest Key Breaks Ground

May 7, 2010 News Feature by Jana Birchum

All Key and No Lock
No deal on Eastside Memorial with Southwest Key
"...turning over Eastside Memorial High School to education nonprofit Southwest Key, according to Superintendent Meria Carstar­phen, and doing so..."

April 8, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Faster Than Sound: Music Advocates Say Convention Center Expansion Key to Unlocking City Funds
Can the commercial music industry finally get a cut of the HOT action? Also: City protects venue employees from receiving sound citations and Austin rapper Hella Sketchy dies of overdose.
"...of local music and advocacy scenes including South by Southwest Planning Manager Catlin Whitington, C3 Presents CFO Emmett Beliveau,..."

July 5, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

City Hall Hustle: Songs in the Key of Council
Players in proposed music department singing off different pages
"...this year. In March, just prior to South by Southwest's music deluge, Morrison and Mike Martinez sponsored an "emergency"..."

July 10, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Page Two: Education, one of the key
"...is also the official kick-off event for South by Southwest Music and Media Conference and Festival, of which you..."

Feb. 2, 1996 Column by Louis Black

Point Austin: Ground Zero for Zero Tolerance
Southwest Key becomes the local symbol of brutal U.S. policy
"...Austin nonprofit Southwest Key Programs is enduring a public relations pounding for..."

Aug. 3, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Suffer the Little Children
Is Southwest Key providing child care at the border, or collaboration?
"...visit the Casa Padre shelter operated by Austin-headquartered nonprofit Southwest Key, under a contract with the U.S. Office of..."

June 8, 2018 News Column by Michael King

The Lens on Juan Sanchez
Southwest Key CEO defends himself at Texas Tribune Festival
"...Southwest Key CEO Juan Sanchez granted a rare interview to..."

Oct. 5, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Council: It’s Never Over
Bag bans, budgets, and Southwest Key
"...the separation of children from their parents (such as Southwest Key, who issued a statement, provided below), and another..."

Aug. 31, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Charter School Stirs 'Revitalization' Politics
Eastside revitalization or private profit on public dime?
"...fund the East Austin community project, which includes the Southwest Key charter school. To Cavazos, who will serve as..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Which (East) Side Are You On?
Community plays tug-of-war over Eastside Memorial High School
"...the Austin Independent School District and charter school firm Southwest Key may have reached a new low on Thursday,..."

June 24, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Promises, Promises
Two Austin neighborhoods vie to bring down federal dollars to help transform communities
"...East Austin Children's Promise plans to build on what Southwest Key is already doing in the Govalle/Johnston Terrace neighborhood...."

Aug. 6, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Top 10 Austin News Milestones of 2018
Days like these
"...75-year-old Esperanza Herrera. At that point, during South by Southwest, the shaken city knew a serial killer was loose..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: Of Frogs and Children
Do what you can to defend imprisoned refugees
"...up in the machinations of the national security state. Southwest Key began as a small nonprofit primarily devoted to..."

July 13, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...• The grand opening of Southwest Key's new Govalle/Johnston Terrace headquarters is scheduled for Satur­day...."

April 18, 2008 News Feature

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