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...

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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...

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Grab & Go Book Distributions

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...

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Avanzado Through College

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 awareness...

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Holidays Under the Stars 2020

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...

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Program Spotlight: College and Career

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....

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