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¡Viva PUENTE! Virtual Event

¡Viva PUENTE! Virtual Event

PUENTE Learning Center hosted a virtual celebration on Thursday, November 4th at 5 pm for our supporters, students, family members, and community. Friends from all over Los Angeles (and beyond) joined via Zoom to highlight our achievements over the past year. The fun...

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Full Re-Opening

Full Re-Opening

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

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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...

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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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