Press

Event Day Information:
Thank you for your interest in The Project! We are proud to continue this tradition of service each year, and invite you to be a part of it.  Media and press are welcome to visit our worksites, meet student volunteers, and community residents.

We will also host pre-event kick-off programs prior to each volunteer shift, as well as our executive briefings (held immediately following the kick-offs) at our event headquarters.

Media packets are available upon request.

Filming Guide:

As sites are finalized, we will post a guide for media crews to visit sites with the best access and activity.

Schedule:
(a full schedule of events can be found on our Event Schedule page)

Saturday, February 22, 2014
Holly/East Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX

Kickoff 1: 9:00-9:45am
Shift 1:  10am-2pm
Lunch: 2pm

Kickoff 2: 11:30am-12:15pm
Lunch: 12:15pm
Shift 2: 1:00-5pm

Please contact us at theproject.ut@gmail.com with questions, or for more information.

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Project 2013:
-UT’s Largest Day of Service (Storify)
-Project 2013 Day of Service (KVUE)
-UT plans day of service (KUT)

Project 2012:
-’Project’ unites longhorns, communities around the world (The Daily Texan)
-Dove Springs community leader wants to bring peace back to the neighborhood (DDCE News)
Press Release: Community fair to focus on health and wellness, resources for Dove Springs
-The Project unites alumni, students in community service (The Daily Texan)
- Alumni Gear Up for Month of Service (The Alcalde)
- The Project expands to Texas Exes’ chapters nationwide (KNOW Events)
- Texas Exes and The Project announce partnership for global service event (The Alcalde)
- Texas Exes CARE about The Project (TexasExes.org)
- Press Release: Project 2012 hosts its annual event at Dove Springs and Onion Creek
- DDCE News coverage (DDCE News)

Project 2011:
- Project 2011 video
- UT volunteer project targets Lanier High School
- UT students volunteer in north Austin for Project 2011
- North Lamar Contact Team announces The Project event
- Press Release:
Thousands of Students Expected to Spruce Up Austin Neighborhood
- DDCE News coverage

Project 2010:
- Houston Examiner coverage
- KVUE news attends Project 2010
- The Daily Texan profiles Project 2010 volunteers
- The Alcalde, The Texas Exes alumni magazine

Project 2009:
- Press Release: Project 2009 Volunteer Effort Collaborates with Clinton Global Initiative University

Project 2008:
- Project 2008 video