Our Children. Our Future.

  • Children's Hope

    Business:  Children's Hope
    Contact:  Patricia C. Prieto
    Phone:  881-1980
    Email:  prieto@childrenhp.org
    Availability:  Monday - Friday, AM and PM
    Bilingual
    Age Level:   Teachers, Parents
    Length of Presentation:  20 minutes plus Q & A
    Brief description: Our agency is a subcontractor with Child Protective Services. We recruit foster parents to provide a loving and safe environment for children who have removed from their home due to abuse and neglect, and no fault of their own.


     

    Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest

    Organization:  Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest
    Contact:  Sandra Vera
    Phone:  566-9433
    Email:  svera@gsdsw.org
    Availability:  Monday thru Friday, AM or PM
    Bilingual
    Age Level:  Elementary, Middle, High School, Teachers, Parents
    Length of Presentation:  20 -30 minutes
    Brief description:  Focus on experiential learning and the benefits of Girl Scouting in the community.  Presentation on the connection between Girl Scout leadership experience and educational goals, geared towards a variety of audiences.


     

    Susan G. Komen for the Cure

    Organization:  Susan G. Komen for the Cure
    Contact:  John Payne
    Phone:  533-4433
    Email:  jpayne@komenelpaso.org
    Availability:  Monday thru Friday
    Bilingual
    Age Level:  Middle, High School, Teachers, Parents
    Length of Presentation:  flexible
    Brief description:  Breast health, breast cancer 101, marketing, communications, events planning/management.


    American Red Cross

    Business:  American Red Cross 
    Contact:  Ruth Gomez 
    Phone:  592-0208 
    Email:  amendarizs@usa.redcross.org 
    Availability:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, AM or PM 
    Bilingual 
    Age Level:  Elementary, Middle, High School, Teachers, Parents 
    Length of Presentation:  30 minutes to 2 hours 
    Brief description:  Preparedness education focuses on educating the community on awareness of being prepared for any emergency situation.  The 8 preparedness educational activities have been released for teaching groups important preparedness facts and concepts.


     

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Paso

    Business:  Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Paso
    Contact:  Beth Senger
    Phone:  544-4203
    Email:  bbbsofep@yahoo.com
    Availability:  Monday - Friday, AM and PM
    Bilingual
    Age Level:  Teachers, Parents
    Length of Presentation:  10 minutes to one hour
    Brief description:  Research based benefits of mentoring.  Recruitment of mentors and children.


     

    YWCA - Racial Justice

    Organization:  YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region - Racial Justice Program
    Contact:  Amie Flores
    Phone:  533-2311
    Email:  a.flores@ywcaelpaso.org
    Availability: Monday - Friday, AM or PM
    Bilingual
    Age Level:  Elementary, Middle, High School, Teachers, Parents
    Length of Presentation:  Varies with module.  May be tailored to time limit.
    Brief description:  YWCA offers over 400 age appropriate modules divided in the following comprehensive beliefs: life experiences, diversity awareness, cross-cultural communication, cultural understanding. These modules are tailored to the needs of the audience taking into consideration issues such as audience age (pre-school age to adults). Training is also offered for staff.


     

    El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center

    Business:  El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center
    Contact:  
    Phone:  351-0048 ext. 24
    Email:
    Availability:  Monday - Friday, AM and PM
    Bilingual
    Age Level:  Middle, High School, Teachers
    Length of Presentation:  Between 60 to 90 minutes
    Brief description:  Overview of the Holocaust complete with power point presentation and authentic artifacts.  Presentation covers time period between 1933 to 1945 and includes information about Holocaust survivors who made El Paso their home.


     

    Animal Rescue League of El Paso

    Organization:  Animal Rescue League of El Paso
    Contact:  Loretta Hyde
    Phone:  877-5002
    Email:  info@arlep.org
    Availability:  Monday - Friday (2 week’s notice), AM or PM
    Bilingual
    Age Level:  Elementary, Middle School
    Length of Presentation:  20 - 30 minutes
    Brief description:  Education regarding how to be a responsible pet owner including spay, neuter, vaccinations, microchip, etc.  Information about their no-kill rescue.


     

    Child Support Division, Office of the Attorney General

    Business:  Child Support Division, Office of the Attorney General
    Contact:  Lorraine Sanchez-Rayas
    Phone:  782-4211
    Email:  lorraine.sanchez-rayas@oag.texas.gov
    Availability:  Monday - Saturdayday, AM or PM
    Age Level:  High School, Teachers, Parents
    Length of Presentation: tailored to needs of the campus
    Brief description:  Career fairs, paternity, child support information.


    El Paso County Tax Assessor Collector Enforcement Division

    Business:  El Paso County Tax Assessor Collector Enforcement Division
    Contact:  Veronica Regalado
    Phone:  755-3535 ext, 266
    Email:  vregalado@epcounty.com
    Availability:  Monday - Friday, AM or PM
    Bilingual
    Age Level:  High School, Teachers, Parents
    Length of Presentation:  30 minutes
    Brief description: "How to" workshop for novice vehicle consumers.  Offers insight into making a sound purchasing decision beyond the mechanics of the vehicle.  Teaches how to avoid possible risks and pitfalls when registering a recently purchased vehicle.  Excellent for first-time buyers, high school juniors and seniors (and their parents) who are purchasing a vehicle for the first time.


     

    The Salvation Army

    Business:  The Salvation Army
    Contact: Rose Lucero
    Phone:  544-9811
    Email:  rose_lucero@uss.salvationarmy.org
    Availability:  Monday thru Friday, AM or PM
    English, Spanish, Bilingual
    Age Level:  Elementary, Middle, High School, Teachers, Parents
    Length of Presentation:  5 minutes to 2 hours
    Brief description:  The role and services of the Salvation Army, community needs, homelessness in El Paso, and volunteer opportunities.


     

    Immigrant Defense Bar of El Paso

    Organization:  Immigrant Defense Bar of El Paso
    Contact:  Raymundo Rojas
    Phone:  258-0989
    Email: rayrojas@rayrojaslaw.com
    Availability:  Monday thru Friday, AM or PM
    English, Spanish, Bilingual
    Age Level:  Elementary, Teachers, Parents
    Length of Presentation:  30 min to 1 hour
    Brief description:  Presentations on immigration to include the recent "deferred status" for immigrant youth and immigration fraud.

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