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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


The ACTIVATE Toolkit: El Puente Transformative Community Building Announcement

El Puente Global Justice Institute is thrilled to share its latest publication, The ACTIVATE Toolkit: El Puente Transformative Community Building. Transformative Community Building is one of 3 core frameworks that guides El Puente’s work in youth and community development, coalition building, and social justice organizing. Along with the Creative Justice Approach and Principled Leadership for Liberation, Transformative Community Building comes out of a legacy of reflecting on and codifying the El Puente experience. Through live trainings and events and published toolkits and frameworks, the Global Justice Institute works to sustain and grow our practices and share with the wider field of change makers. Now you can take part! Download The ACTIVATE Toolkit today.


El Puente Global Justice Institute

Click Here to download The ACTIVATE Toolkit

News Highlight

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

Upcoming Events

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