August 18, 2020
The Out-of-School Time (OST) Library is an electronic, comprehensive resource for out-of-school time professionals, grant writers, educators, policymakers, researchers, and others looking to increase their knowledge and support on the importance of OST in the region.
The library includes publications, training materials, webinars, tool kits and data on a variety of topics such as positive youth development, school health, and much more. New resources include best practices and reopening guidelines among other tools related to OST and COVID-19. Click here for more information and to access the OST library.
The library is managed by the Borderland Out-of-School Time Network (BOOST). The BOOST Network is a hub for out-of-school time (OST) providers that work together to identify, explore, and create opportunities that increase the quality and effectiveness of their programs for youth in west Texas, southern New Mexico, and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua. Since 2015, the Network has reached more than 300 OST and non-profit professionals throughout the Paso del Norte region.
If you are interested in being part of the BOOST Network or would like to submit resources to the library, contact Enrique Garcia at email@example.com.
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September 18, 2020
For the lives she touched, contributions she made, and legacy she leaves Myrna served as CEO of YWCA El Paso del Norte Region for more than 30 years, growing the organization from an annual budget of $150,000 when she joined in 1970 to over $35 million when she retired in 2002, making it the largest…