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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...

Grab & Go Book Distributions

Especially during the pandemic, students from low-income communities face significant barriers to education, including a lack of age-appropriate books and other learning materials at home. That’s why PUENTE is distributing free “grab and go” learning materials every...

Lara Lightbody Joins PUENTE Learning Center Board of Directors

Lara Lightbody is a UK-qualified lawyer with over 15 years’ experience in both private practice and as an in-house counsel for various multinationals. She now runs a legal consultancy assisting companies with Asia market entry and legal department strategy....

Program Spotlight: College and Career

The PUENTE College and Career Program increases the number of low-income, primarily Latinx youth who break the cycle of intergenerational poverty through education, with a focus on Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics (STEM) and careers in Medicine....

Chun Wong Appointed as Board Chair

LOS ANGELES, CA (JULY 14, 2020) We are pleased to announce that PUENTE Learning Center’s Board of Directors appointed business leader Chun Wong as the organization’s new Board Chair. Wong has been an active Board member at PUENTE, previously serving as Board...

2020 College and Career Scholarship Recipients

On Friday, May 15, 2020, we announced to our new scholarship recipients from our College and Career Program that they are the winners of our $1,000 scholarship award. Congrats to these outstanding students who will continue to inspire us all as they embark on their...