Bianca joined the Health Foundation in 2012. She manages the Healthy Kids Priority Area, which includes the IGNITE initiative and work in school health. In this capacity, she works with grantees and community partners to focus on increasing opportunities for disconnected youth through out of school programs and developing coordinated and integrated K-12 school health programs across the region. She is passionate about improving the health and lives of young people in the region.
A native from El Paso, Bianca earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX and a Master of Arts in International Education from the SIT Graduate Institute in Brattleboro, VT.
August 23, 2019
On September 1, 2019, Texas Tobacco 21, the law that raises the minimum legal sales age for tobacco from 18 years to 21 years, officially goes into effect. The law includes violations for purchasing or attempting to purchase cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or tobacco products, as well as the use or possession of these…