Initiatives & Programs

IGNITE

The goal of the IGNITE Initiative is to improve a range of health outcomes by engaging disconnected youth in the Paso del Norte region in high quality programs during out of school hours. The Foundation refers to “disconnected youth” as people between the ages of 7-18 who are not involved in out of school activities or participating in the labor market. Evidence indicates that youth who are involved in out of school programs are less likely to use drugs, alcohol, or be involved in criminal activity. Well-designed youth activities increase protective factors needed for youth be lead healthy and productive lives. Currently, program partnerships have been established throughout the region and policy efforts are underway.

IGNITE Strategic Plan

Program Lead: Bianca De León

Additional Links

IGNITE Essence Video - English

IGNITE Essence Video - Subtitulado español

Affiliated Grants

2016 IGNITE: Evaluation of the Paso Del Norte Health Foundation's Ignite Initiative

2016 IGNITE: Espacios de Participación y Desarrollo Juvenil

2016 IGNITE: GSDSW Ignite Program Sustainability

2016 IGNITE: Cultura y deporte: Jóvenes en acción

2016 IGNITE: "RODIS JR. CONVIRTIENDO A JÓVENES DESVINCULADOS EN GUÍAS DEL MUSEO"

2016 IGNITE: Unidos Prosperamos

2016 IGNITE: FEMAP en Conexion, Desarrollando las Capacidades

2016 IGNITE: Project ABLE (Art Brokers Learning Experiences)

2015 IGNITE: Troop Pathway Specialist

2015 IGNITE: Connection Matters: A Study of School Districts' Self-Interest and Policies

2015 IGNITE: Policies Affecting Youth Impact in Dona Ana County

2015 IGNITE: Construyendo entornos positivos mediante la participacion juvenil y la articulacion de escuelas y comunidades

2014 IGNITE: IGNITE Initiative - Organizing Agency


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News

Health Foundation partners with City of El Paso and El Paso Water to develop Playa Drain Trail

March 21, 2017

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation) is pleased to announce a partnership with the City of El Paso and El Paso Water to build a linear trail on the Playa Drain in south central El Paso.

The City of El Paso approved a Donation, Development and License Agreement authorizing the Health Foundation…

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Paso del Norte Tobacco Control Network

Monday, March 06, 2017

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