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Inspire. Educate. Nurture.

Leaders for Peace & Justice

Leadership centers

Bilingual comprehensive skilled based programs that include academic enrichment, visual and performing arts, sports, health and wellness, and one on one leadership coaching

Green Light District

Flip the disempowerment of gentrification and put the power of transformation in the hands of the residents and stakeholders

El Puente Academy

The first public school focused on human rights in the U.S.

El Puente M.S.50 Community School

A Brooklyn middle school focused on promoting youth leadership

Global Justice Institute

The Global Justice Institute is the hub for training, development, research and convening at El Puente

El Puente Puerto Rico

El Puente's Latino Climate Action Network (LCAN) is the expression of our commitment to environmental justice in Puerto Rico


El Puente Global Justice Institute is thrilled to announce its inaugural Summer Fellows Institute, to take place August 7th - 9th, 2018.

The Global Justice Summer Fellows Institute is designed for changemakers, emerging community leaders, community artists, educators, cultural and social justice organizers, and all-around trailblazers who bring passion and dedication to their practices. Fellows will be guided through a transformative process, steeped in El Puente’s practices and pedagogy, with the goal of applying what they learn to their own practices, projects, and initiatives.

Apply here today

News Highlights

El Puente S.T.A.R.S. Young Men's Initiative wins the DYCD Citywide Entrepreneur Build Championship

After months of hard work, El Puente S.T.A.R.S. took home the prize in this citywide championship. Congratulations to El Puente S.T.A.R.S director Romel Jackson and members Mitchel Bello, Edison Siri, Jan Carlos Martinez, Joshua Lopez, and Jaylen Williams on their win!



Solar lamps helping to light up Puerto Rico

We want to share with you El Puente's powerful work in Puerto Rico. It was captured and televised nationally on Telemundo and NBC in New York.

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One of a Kind Experiences

Jobs and Internships

If you are interested in gaining life long experience and the opportunity to help others, this is the place for you

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