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We are PUENTE

“Everyone deserves access to quality education.
We’re moving the needle of achievement, guided by our unique approach that educates the whole student within the context of her or his family and community.”

Jerome Greening, PUENTE CEO

Our Impact

Programs

Children

Preschool, Charter Elementary School, and Summer Camp

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Youth

College and
Career Program

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Adults

ESL, High School Diploma & Equivalency, and Career Skills

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Community

Wrap-around Services, Workshops, and more

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Recent PUENTE news

¡Viva PUENTE! Virtual Event

¡Viva PUENTE! Virtual Event

On November 4, 2021 at 5 pm, PUENTE Learning Center will host a virtual gathering for supporters, students, and more. Join friends from all over Los Angeles (and beyond) to highlight our achievements during this incredibly difficult time. Despite the challenges, there...

Full Re-Opening

Full Re-Opening

PUENTE Learning Center welcomed back students for full in-person learning on Monday, August 16, 2021.  

Meet our Scholarship Recipients

Meet our Scholarship Recipients

Graduation season is exciting for all of us at PUENTE Learning Center, but it is even more exciting for the six recipients of 2021 PUENTE scholarships. This year, we were able to award $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who attend our partner schools, Mendez...

PUENTE Earns the 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency

PUENTE Earns the 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency

At PUENTE, we strive to be worthy of your trust. That’s why we are pleased to share that GuideStar, a leading charity watchdog organization, has awarded us with its 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency—the highest level of achievement. We hope that this affirmation from...

Preparing for a Safe Re-Opening

Preparing for a Safe Re-Opening

This week marks one year since PUENTE transitioned to distance learning and remote operations. I vividly recall gathering all our staff for a final in-person meeting last March. As a team, we committed to keeping services available and accessible throughout the...