October 16, 2010, El Paso, TX – In search of youth leadership development on environmental issues and community health. On Saturday October 13th was held at the Chamizal National Memorial Park the presentation to the community of “Ecoclub El Chamizal” a project led by the Office of the United States-Mexico Border of the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) in collaboration with Project Vida, Chamizal Project and Housing of Authority. Ecoclub El Chamizal is an independent, youth-led and driven by the community of El Chamizal which promotes activities to improve the quality of life, contributes to the welfare of society, environmental preservation and sustainable local development. Its mission is to improve the quality of life of people within the community through their active participation in solving environmental problems. Was selected the community of Chamizal in El Paso Texas as the site of the first Ecoclub of the United States due to the series of environmental problems affecting the health of the community such as lack of tree planting and landscaping, garbage and waste disposal solid, few spaces suitable for recreation, among others. Within this release was delivered to each participant of the Ecoclub shirts with the official logo of this project and presented the work plans that take place every one of the branches as part this project. Digital cameras were also awarded to the presidents of each participating agency with which intends to translate them to leave the progress achieved within the community. This project started with all the motivation and conviction to bring change from root to the welfare of the community of El Chamizal.
Launch and presentation of Ecoclub El Chamizal
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