All-America City Winner

The City of El Paso was named a 2018 All-America City on June 24th, 2018 at the 69th annual All-America City award in Denver.

“I have always known El Paso is a City of Champions,” said Mayor Dee Margo. “Being named a 2018 All-America City just reinforces our place among the great cities of our nation.”

The National Civic League recognizes ten communities each year for outstanding civic accomplishments. To win, each community must demonstrate innovation, inclusiveness, civic engagement, and cross sector collaboration by describing successful efforts to address pressing local challenges.

“The El Paso delegation worked hard for this award,” said City Manager Tommy Gonzalez. “They represent the best El Paso has to offer and prove what a wonderful place El Paso is to live.”

The City of El Paso won by outlining three community projects that address the community’s most pressing challenges and improving the quality of life of its residents.

  1. Empowering El Pasoans for Services and Leadership
  2. Career and Adult Educational Opportunities
  3. El Paso Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Program.

The City of El Paso had previously won the prestigious award in 1969 and 2010.

One of the team delegates, Ms. Aileen Martinez, the Henderson Middle School Chess Champion, won the All-America City Youth Award!

The City of El Paso - A City of Champions!

Ten of this years AAC Award recipients operate
under the council-manager form of government.

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