Paso del Norte Children’s Development Center : 13th Annual Fall Conference Attention Deficit Disorder

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Paso del Norte Children’s Development Center

in partnership with

HHSC-Office of Community Access presents the 

13th Annual Fall Conference

Attention Deficit Disorder

Desorden De Deficit De Atencion

 September 27, 2014 

Education Service Center – Region 19

6611 Boeing

El Paso, TX 79925

8:00 am – 4:30 pm


Registration Information:

Norma Perez

(915) 544-8484 x192

Partners Resource Network & the PEN project: Annual State Conference

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Dear Community Partner:

Partners Resource Network’s PEN Project is a nonprofit agency with the mission to help empower parents of children and youth with disabilities in their role as parents, decision makers and advocates for their children. We do this by providing workshop trainings, information, referrals, and technical assistance at no cost to families.
PEN Project will be hosting its annual state conference, “Reaching All Families, One Child at a Time” for the families and professionals of El Paso and the surrounding rural areas. Our event will be taking place on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. This event will give parents, caregivers and professionals the opportunity to learn from our distinct speakers, gather information from various agencies within our community, as well as to network with other families while creating a community and developing lifelong friendships.
In order to make this all-day event a great one for the population we serve, we are seeking assistance from our fellow community partners. We are in much need of: a food (lunch) sponsor, sodas, fruit/bagels/granola bars, door prizes, goody bag items. All for approximately 150 people, that will include loved ones, speakers, vendors and volunteers for this event. Thank you kindly for your time and consideration! We look forward to hearing from you.
Bonnie Perez
PEN Project Region 19 Coordinator
915.502.1309 – Mobile
915.345.1607 – Fax
TAX ID#: 760172861

YWCA After School Program

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YWCA After School Program

Member Rates:    $45 weekly or $15 daily
+ $65 Annual Membership

Non-Member Rates:  $57 weekly or $19 daily
After school programs may help students:

  • Reduce grade repetition
  • Apply themselves academically and finish school
  • Achieve increased college attendance

Enroll now at your branch!  To save time, you may fill out your packet and bring it in to the branch.

Give your children the best chance at success!

Enroll them in the YWCA After-School Program.  Children enjoy healthy snacks, participate in games, art projects, outdoor physical play and even do their homework. After school is held right in your child’s own school campus. The YWCA staffs each school site with Activity Leaders and Assistants before the dismissal bell rings, so you won’t worry about them going home to an empty house.

  • For kids 5 to 12 years-old
  • Monday – Friday, School dismissal – 6:00 pm
  • Supervised After-School Program in a Texas-licensed environment

For more information, contact your nearest YWCA branch or the School-Age Administrator, Laura Gomez at: .

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It’s like geocaching for bookworms…

The website encourages people to READ, Register, and then Release their books “into the wild” and then track where they go and the lives they touch. Great concept… share your books and follow their progress. Best of all, it’s FREE.

A great concept for the classroom and the community.

This weekend I went on my first book hunt…I discovered Newman Park on Alabama, and then The Little Free Library inside the park. I gained a book and released three into the wild.  (Reference article for El Paso’s Little Free Libraries: )

Help spread the word by forwarding this to your friends. Little Free Library

Human Trafficking FREE Webinar

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HUman trafficking


*Please test your browser before the date of this event by clicking on the link below.* 



Crime Victims’ Rights Council, Domestic Violence Prevention Commission and West Texas Crisis Consortium

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Please join the Crime Victims’ Rights Council, Domestic Violence Prevention Commission and West Texas Crisis Consortium on Wednesday, August 20th at 3:30 pm in the 3rd floor conference room of the State Building (401 East Franklin Room 385).  Free parking is available in front of the building or in the State Building garage at the corner of Kansas and Missouri (across from the Holiday Inn Express).  Advise security if you park in the garage.  DO NOT PARK IN THE HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS LOT AS THEY WILL TOW.

New email address: LEGACY

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Important notification to all:

The previous Northeast Coalition email account has been changed to one that reflects the updated name, LEGACY.

The new email address is :

Please forward all post requests to the email address provided above, effective immediately.


As a reminder:

LEGACY is A United Way Community Initiative Promoting:

  • Leadership (Programs, Activities, Opportunities)
  • Engagement (of Children, Parents, Community)
  • Graduation (completion of High School Diploma)
  • Academics (promoting 21st Century education with rigor, relevance and relationships-college and workforce readiness)
  • Connections (bridging families to their community and their school-promoting EDUCATION)
  • Youth (they ARE our LEGACY-our FUTURE) We will strive to strengthen our youth with the skills and qualities to prepare them for a successful and purpose-driven life.


Thank you to all who were in attendance at yesterday’s meeting; with a special appreciation to our speaker, Elizabeth Muller from El Paso County Child Protective Services.


I look forward to meeting with everyone again on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.




Jocelynn Bryant

Community Impact Education Specialist