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40th Graduating Class!
December 18, 2020

El Paso, TX, December 9, 2020– Project ARRIBA, a leader in workforce and economic development in the Paso Del Norte region, is pleased to announce its 40th graduating class of El Paso Community College, University of Texas at El Paso and Texas Tech University School of Nursing graduates. Since inception in 1999, the organization has facilitated high-skilled training to an at-risk population through its intensive case management approach and 360-degree wrap-around support services leading to over 1,500 program graduates who are equipped with skills necessary to access high-demand jobs.

A virtual graduation celebration to recognize the achievements of the Fall 2020 program graduates is scheduled for Friday, December 18th, 6:00 PM on our YouTube Channel.

Leila Melendez, CEO of Workforce Solutions Borderplex will deliver the nights’ keynote address.

About Project ARRIBA The mission of Project ARRIBA is to provide high-skilled training and case management services to residents of El Paso County who need the occupational skills necessary to access in demand jobs that pay a family-sustaining living wage, with benefits and a career path. Project ARRIBA promotes a working partnership between community-based organizations, training institutions, and private corporate partners. Project ARRIBA provides the financial, educational, and social support systems needed for at-risk students to access, persist, complete long-term training that results in a degree or credential in a demand occupation, and be job placed.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Roman Ortiz at 915.843.4063 or email at

Project ARRIBA is a 501(c)3, Non-profit Economic & Workforce Development Organization
1155 Westmoreland, Suite 235 | El Paso, TX 79925 | 915.843.4055