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EPISD Education Minute: Con Mi Madre

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - Sixth grader Luisa Villalpando has big aspirations. The EPISD student is part of a new community program that helps single mothers and their daughters. 

Con Mi Madre follows girls like Luisa from sixth grade until they finish college. It provides mentorship and support for the students and their mothers.

"We know how important the mother daughter bonding is to their success that's why we include their moms through out the whole process."

Con Mi Madre helps the single moms navigate through the education program and taking the mothers and daughters to college campuses and community service.

The program has expanded to five EPISD middle schools, but will soon grow to include five high schools in the district. 

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