College Week events include a special screening of the documentary film that sends a powerful message.

“First Generation,” a 95-minute documentary narrated by Blair Underwood, explores college access and tells the story of four high school students who break the cycle of poverty by pursing a college education.

The film screening will begin at 7 p.m. at the Alamo Drafthouse Park North. A panel discussion will follow the film. RSVP is required. Register for the event HERE.

More College Week Events
April 18 – Middle School Night & Film Screening

Middle school children and their families are invited to attend college prep workshops from 6 – 8  p.m., cafécollege.

Generation TX San Antonio will also be hosting the film screening of First Generation at 7 p.m., Alamo Drafthouse Park North. RSVP required. The screening will be followed with a panel discussion. Register for the event HERE.

April 19 – College Signing Day
This exciting event is for all seniors and their families to share their college plans by signing a commitment letter to enroll, attend and finish college. The event will take place at 6 p.m. at Freeman Coliseum, 3201 E. Houston St. To participate, please register here.

April 20 – College T-Shirt Day
Show your support by wearing your favorite college T-shirt. Educators, teachers, city leaders and businesses are encouraged to show their spirit. (City-wide, all day)

April 21 – Destination College Summit
San Antonio Education Partnership and San Antonio Youth Commission are sponsoring the largest day-long youth summit giving students an opportunity to explore college and careers. Workshops include Career Awareness, Community Involvement, Financial Literacy and Diversity Awareness. This fun and informational event starts at 8 a.m. and will take place at the University of Texas San Antonio Convocation Center. (see Map)

April 22 – Youth Day of Service
The city-wide event connects youth with nonprofit organizations. Sites will be set up across the city with opportunities to learn more about community engagement.

College Week is made possible through support from  Chase and H-E-B. Destination College is a collaboration between Mayor Julián Castro, the San Antonio Education Partnership, Generation TX San Antonio, SA2020 and the San Antonio Youth Commission.

Learn more about College Week.
See the Schedule of Events
“First Generation” Trailer

Photo Courtesy: First Generation Films