Project Visión is a youth development program for El Paso TPHS students and alumni. It aims to instill community engagement, provide guidance for future pathways, and foster leadership and advocacy skills through community service projects and training opportunities. Project Vision seeks to empower participating students for their personal growth and to make a positive impact on their community.
Foster Youth Leadership and Advocacy: Establish a team of youth advocates, providing them with guidance, support, and opportunities to enhance their leadership and advocacy abilities.
Promote Community Engagement: Encourage students to actively participate in various community service projects to strengthen their ties with the local community, develop empathy, and cultivate a sense of responsibility towards the welfare of others.
Provide Guidance on Paths and Decisions: Offer comprehensive guidance to students on different opportunities and pathways for their future, including college admissions, career choices, and military options, ensuring they make informed decisions based on their interests and skills.
Key Program Activities:
Youth Mentorship Partnerships: Establish partnerships with experienced professionals and community leaders who will mentor students, conduct leadership training workshops, and provide real-world insights into leadership roles.
Community Service Projects: Students will participate in a variety of community service initiatives such as volunteering at local events, organizing environmental clean-ups, and engaging in outreach programs.
College, Career, and Military Readiness Workshops: Organize workshops, seminars, and one-on-one counseling sessions where students can explore different career paths, receive assistance with applications.
The implementation of Project Visión is supported by TPHS Alumni currently enrolled at UTEP through their Federal Work Study program. The work study collaboration is made possible though the partnership with the Center for Community Engagement at UTEP.