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...

Avanzado Through College

PUENTE’s College and Career Program supports first-generation students persist through college, in affiliation with Líderes Avanzano through College from UnidosUS. PUENTE holds monthly virtual workshops that promote: Building relationships Mental health...

Give the Gift of Education

Did you see our ad in the LA Times 2020 Giving Guide? Donate | Volunteer | Get Involved https://bit.ly/3mxBoNp

Holidays Under the Stars 2020

Every year, PUENTE Learning Center hosts an annual Holidays Under the Stars celebration for our adult students and their families. In 2020, the show went on, even in these unprecedented times. Free holiday meals were provided, toys were distributed safely by social...

Back to School 2020

Bridging the Gap While distance learning isn’t ideal, we are implementing the best learning programs possible for our students The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified disparities in communities of color. As a response to the immediate needs of the community, PUENTE has...

Summer Learning Goes Virtual

PUENTE’s summer session has gone virtual this year due to Covid-19. This year more than ever, summer bridge learning helps close the achievement gap by mitigating “learning loss.” Our children’s summer camp is bringing daily STEAM-based instruction to 100...