Scholarship Spotlight: Dorothy Howard

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As told by Dorothy Howard, Rosewood Courts Resident I want to thank Austin Pathways and HACA for all the support you have given me these last two years through the Austin Pathways HACA Scholarship. Continuing to work on earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology in Huston-Tillotson University’s Adult Degree Program has been an awesome experience. In September, I will have enough credits to receive my associate’s degree in liberal arts. Once I receive my bachelor’s degree, I will only have eight … Read More

Scholarship Spotlight: Layla Mohsin

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As told by Layla Mohsin, HCV Participant Ever since I was a kid, I have always wanted to do something important. I wanted to be the childhood figures I’d seen in cartoons – like Pocahantas. I wanted to be as caring and understanding as Snow White. I wanted to change lives like Mulan. When you’re a kid, everything seems easy, the world is at your feet, and you have this mindset that when you get older, you can do anything. … Read More

Capstone Title Partners with Austin Pathways to Help Promote Education of Low-Income Austinites

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Austin Pathways is happy to announce a partnership with Capstone Title, a premier real estate organization in Austin, Texas. Capstone Title has generously donated $10,000 to help Austin Pathways in its mission to expand digital inclusion, job training, and educational opportunities for the Housing Authority of the City of Austin’s 19,000 residents. “We’re so excited to support this wonderful, community-focused organization and spread the word so more people can know about them,” said Capstone Title CEO and President Brad Compere. … Read More

Austin Pathways Raises Over $50K for Housing Authority Resident Scholarships

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Austin Pathways raised more than $50,000 during Amplify Austin Day March 1-2. Matching funds were provided by Apartment Management Professionals and Capstone Title. One hundred percent of the funds, generously donated by more than 200 individuals, community partners and local businesses, provide direct support for scholarship and self-sufficiency programs. The Housing Authority of the City of Austin and Austin Pathways have awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to public and affordable housing residents since 2001. Austin Pathways also provides … Read More

West Pointers Bring Robotics Workshop to Public and Subsidized Housing Youth

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When 12-year old Housing Choice Voucher client Jason Jetter signed up for a robotics workshop taught by U.S. Military Academy at West Point faculty, cadets, and alumni, he hoped he was signing up to be a part of a BattleBots-style robot competition. “I want to run into everyone – pretty much battle my robot,” Jason said. However, Jason and about 39 other Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) middle school kids spent one Saturday last month learning much … Read More