Southwest Key is soon to make Brownsville their new home and bring more than 1,400 jobs with them.
Southwest Key is a national non-profit organization committed to giving an education to all children through their different programs including their immigrant children’s shelters. Where more than 20,000 unaccompanied minors where mentored, fed, and sheltered in 2014.
Charlie Cabbler, Brownsville City Manager said, “Our belief is that we need to help any and all people that are in America and also help our youth and assure that we do everything we can for anyone who lives in American to be a very positive part of the community, the city, the state, the country. So, that’s the position that we’ve always taken and we will continue to work in that fashion.”
The city of Brownsville has begun discussion on the construction of Southwest Key’s new office in downtown Brownsville. An additional housing facility is also a possibility. Its location to be the old Walmart on highway 48. City Manager Cabbler says the plans all rest on the approval of federal funding.