Date for Pitch Hit & Run event

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Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run (PHR) is a FREE, exciting skills event for boys and girls where participants have the opportunity to compete in four levels of competition including Team Championship events at all 30 Major League ballparks and the National Finals at the MLB All-Star Game. We are hosting a local competition for the El Paso community  to get involved in the official skills competition of Major League Baseball! The details for the Pitch Hit and Run event is as follows:

  • Saturday, May 3rd   from 9:30 AM – 10:30AM – Club Petty 801 S. Florence.
    • Ages 7-14
    • Free Event
    • Kids need to pre-register (contacting Erick Trevizo) or register at the event
    • Individuals must provide a copy of birth certificates to verify their ages since this is a competition based on their age.  More information can be found at:

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Healthy Child Care America Webinar: Understanding Toxic Stress in Young Children

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The Understanding Toxic Stress in Young Children webinar provides current information on toxic stress in early childhood, recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics on helping early brain development, and available resources.
Please join Healthy Child Care America and the Building Bridges Among Health and Early Childhood Systems program for an overview on:

  • The importance of early brain and child development
  • How positive relationships can help children develop
  • The negative effects of stress on children
  • The 5 Rs of early childhood education

This webinar is free and will be recorded and posted to the Webinars Web page,, for those who cannot attend the live webinar.
*One contact hour of continuing education for child care providers can be earned by attending this webinar. Due to tracking limitations, credit can only be earned by attending the LIVE webinar. Credit cannot be earned by viewing the webinar following the April 22nd presentation.
Title: Understanding Toxic Stress in Young Children
Date: Tuesday, April 22nd
 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Pacific/
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Mountain/
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Central/
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. For providers attending the webinar as a group, the center director can access a participation confirmation form by going to the HCCA Web site<>, on which they can verify the attendance of the center’s respective employees after completion of the webinar.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:




Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Pediatrician, Access Community Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin

Dr. Navsaria is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.  He practices primary care pediatrics at Access Community Health Center.  He is also the founder and director of the Pediatric Early Literacy Projects at the University of Wisconsin, and is the founding medical director of Reach Out and Read Wisconsin.  Most recently, he has been named the director of the MD-MPH program at the University of Wisconsin.  He completed a Master’s in Public Health at Boston University and Physician Assistant training at The George Washington University in the District of Columbia.  He attended medical school at the University of Illinois in Urbana.  During his time there, he also completed a master’s degree in library and information science at the University of Illinois, focusing on children’s librarianship.  He then completed his residency in pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics.

YWCA Mi Casa Homeless Program: Day Care Fee Assistance

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    YWCA Mi Casa Homeless Program Announces: Day Care Fee Assistance! 
There’s no waiting list for all eligible homeless families!!! 
The YWCA Mi Casa Homeless Program provides the opportunity to enroll in a caring, nurturing and developmentally appropriate child care program to the children of families living in homeless shelters and transitional living centers located in the city of El Paso. It is the only homeless childcare program in the city of El Paso providing Texas licensed child care. Many children are transported back and forth from YWCA Early Learning Centers and area homeless emergency shelters and transitional living centers. In addition, families who reside in shelters located closer to other high quality YWCA Early Learning Centers are authorized for funding at the center closest to them or their place of employment or school. The YWCA Mi Casa Homeless Program provides fee assistance for homeless families to empower them to place their children in a safe environment so they can focus on achieving housing stability and long term financial self-sufficiency by maintaining or obtaining employment, attending job skills training or completing an approved education program. 
Shadecie Walker, Director of Program Services 
Joyce Jaynes Branch 
1600 N. Brown St. 
El Paso, TX 79902 
Phone: 915-533-7475 ext. 242 
Fax: 915-838-3544 

Community Protection Classes

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The El Paso High School Neighborhood Watch Association and our community
partner the YWCA at 1600 N. Brown Street, El Paso, Texas would like to
invite everyone that would like to attend some free community workshops to
feel free to join us. They are held the first Friday of each month at 5:30
PM at the YWCA on Brown. The classes that are being held through August are
attached. Those attending do not have to live in the area. This is a great
opportunity to come out and learn about different forms of crimes and how to
report them to the authorities. Our hopes are to keep our city safe for a
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Red Cross- Restoring Family Links

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Red Cross is piloting a new program in El Paso called Restoring Family Links. The basic purpose is to reconnect families separated by war, political unrest, violence, or disaster. Red Cross is expecting to see a number of migrant cases. They are offering overview presentations of the program to any agency that would like it. If your agency is interested, please contact Michelle Bennett at (915) 592-0208.