El Paso International Music Foundation
El Paso International Music Foundation is a local non-profit located in the US-Mexico border city of El Paso, TX, we sit between two countries and three states, including the Mexican state of Chihuahua. The Foundation is geared towards the development of the local music community and helps musicians in four distinct areas:
Education, with programs and workshops geared to help navigate both the artistic and business aspects of the industry.
Through advocacy by connecting the cities of El Paso, TX, Las Cruces NM, and Juarez, Mexico within the borderland to create a broader music community while advocating for fair wages and increasing work opportunities for musicians.
In health, by becoming a place that assists musicians in obtaining affordable healthcare and mental health services.
By increasing awareness through outreach, that is, in improving the visibility of the local music scene locally, nationally and internationally.
Causes: Advocacy, Arts and Culture, Education