Adult and Youth classes continue online through June 12.

Summer program will run July 6 – July 31.

More information to come on summer class offerings and registration.

 

PUENTE remains committed to connecting students

to the community and their educational goals.

Here’s how:

    • ⇒ Our teams are here for support, resources, and connection. Call or email us!
    • ⇒ Lessons and activities are ONLINE daily – See links below or contact your teacher.
    • ⇒ Need help with internet access or a device? Let us know!
    • ⇒ Community resources for food, jobs, the census and Covid-19 are here – Keep scrolling!
      • I will continue to share updates by email and by phone in the coming weeks, so stay connected!

Be safe and healthy,

Michele Wolfe
Senior Director, Programs

michele@puente.org

 

Online Learning Resources

For Adult Learners

Our LAUSD Adult Education Partner Learning Resources

All adult students are encouraged to take advantage of these materials to continue learning at home. Click on the link below to access them by program: ESL for all levels, HiSET Preparation, and Individual Instruction Labs for High School Diploma work. Click here!

Our LACC Non-Credit and Adult Education Partner Resources

Serving our evening and weekend ESL, Citizenship, and In-Home Supportive Services students, assistance in connecting to your online class activities can be found here!

Digital Initiative Program Resources

     If you are interested in learning Microsoft Applications or Google Suite contact our instructor antonio@puente.org for access to these courses through Google Classroom.

If you are interested in networks, hardware and software, contact hector@puente.org for access to our Technician Prep class.

PUENTE Learning Center

 College and Career Program Students

Our College and Career Program Team are available to help high school students with multiple services such as homework help, college advising, navigating college websites, college enrollment, resume/cover letter writing, completing internship/scholarship applications, and much more.

Sign up with one of them today by contacting our Program Coordinator, Jasmine Medrano, at jasmine@puente.org.

PUENTE Virtual Career Fair

Watch the amazing videos our Career Fair speakers have sent to us – learn about what led each to their career, what they do every day in their field, and why they love the work they do!

You may think you know what a librarian does but you probably don’t! Listen to  Lauren Frazier the Librarian of Children’s Services at Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library by clicking on the picture.

 

Do you think a career in health may be for you? Check out this video with guest speakers, Dulce Acosta, Cesar Amermendariz, and Mario Valenzuela on what it’s like in health field careers that are on the front lines every day serving the community. Click the picture to watch!

Social workers protect children and support families in need of assistance. Check out Ilda Villalobos as she discusses her career path to helping people in their every day lives.

 

Applications for our High School Senior Summer Program and College Freshman Summer Program are now available. Click here to access application!  

 


      It’s Census Time

           Take a few moments now to get counted! Click here to participate!

The census helps determine how much funding hospitals and other public health institutions receive. That can make the difference during public health emergencies. Now is the time to have your neighbor’s back, participate in the census today!

Taking 10 minutes to fill out your census form today, will have a long-lasting impact.

The data collected determines how resources are distributed for the next 10 years.

                                           Yo cuento      Tú cuentas    Todos contamos

 

 


Need more information on Covid-19?

                               Our affliate organization UnidosUS has information for everyone!                                Spanish and English versions available. Click here to read.

Also now available, video on the how the Cares Act Relief can help Latino families – click here to watch the video!

 


Neighborhood Food Resources

Below is a list of places in our Boyle Heights community where food distribution is happening daily. Click on the name for more information.

  •                                      Hollenbeck Middle School and Garfield High School                                           Grab and Go Food Centers are open from 7-10 am beginning Wednesday 3/18/20.

Family Healthcare Resources               Estrada Courts Community Center 

Everytable                                            Monte Sion Center

Grab and Go beginning at 11:00 daily and food delivery for Senior Citizens from the Weingart YMCA


 

Job Resources

                         In at time when many adults have been laid off or let go due to the health crisis,           connection to job openings are just a Click away!