Somos Southwest Key, it’s more than a phrase. It’s a declaration of pride in the work we do day-in and day-out.
This past October, Southwest Key’s South Texas region celebrated its first Annual Haunted House event at our regional HQ!
Special events like the “Unity in One” pep rally allow each of our shelters (or “casas”) the opportunity to celebrate themselves and each other!
Education is a huge part of life at Southwest Key. But in 2020, education at Southwest Key needed to go virtual—and fast.
Learn the impact and history of the Flores Settlement Agreement and how it affects Immigrant Children’s Shelters with this infographic.
Trauma-Informed Care practices enable Southwest Key Programs to do our best work and truly help children and families thrive.
Learn about a few important keys to our philosophy of care that are present from the moment youth enter our shelter to the day they are unified and leave the shelter.
Six years ago, Alyssa Hernandez spent her evenings assisting immigrants at a local emergency shelter located at Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Brownsville, Texas. She was the only volunteer at the time with medical experience, helping incoming immigrants to recover from injuries and illnesses after a dangerous journey to the United States.
When you think of the word resilience, what comes to mind? Maybe it reminds you of a sturdy material like wood or steel. Or maybe you think about the resilience of groups like certain communities or institutions. Have you ever asked yourself if you’re resilient? Can a single person even be called resilient?
In February, Horacio Necoechea stood on stage at Free Arts’ annual partner agency conference and accepted the “Spirit of Free Arts” award along with the original artwork Vision by Oliverio Balcells.