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EL PUENTE SPOTLIGHT

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Brooklyn DA Kenneth Thompson will be honoring El Puente as an outstanding community based organization and will be presenting El Puente with an award for our service to the Latino/a community. The award will be presented during a community and cultural...
El Puente's third annual Southside Connex Community Festival, produced in partnership with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and Southside Merchants, is featured in Tanay Warekar's Greenpoint Gazette article. Come out to the second day of Southside Connex this Saturday, September 26th, 1-6pm. 
On Sunday, September 13th, El Puente was featured in the premiere episode of "Puerto Rican Voices," a new collaboration between the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, CUNY, and WIPR-TV in Puerto Rico. The series highlights the contributions of Puerto Ricans across the United States...
El Puente asked the Rockefeller Family Fund (RFF) for help in analyzing the Puerto Rican electric system, run by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Agency (PREPA), and to recommend tangible and practical reforms to the system. RFF, in turn, recruited the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial...
  This summer a select group of young, El Puente leaders, with the support of the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, will journey from North Brooklyn to Puerto Rico to pioneer what will become an annual collective, self-help initiative on climate change between our leading...

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