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YMCA Youth & Government Mock Legislature

November 16, 2019

In November, 10- 8th grade students were able to participate in the YMCA Youth & Government Mock Legislature in Albany, where they got to present bills and learn how bills get passed. We presented two bills, universal healthcare for all under 18 and a further expansion on single-use plastics in stores. We are happy to…

El Puente Academy Celebrates El Dia De Los Muertos

November 1, 2019

NBN Neighborhood Champion Award Presented to El Puente

October 17, 2019

Chancellor Richard Carranza – inaugurates the Luis Garden Acosta Center for Liberation at MS 50 El Puente Community School.

October 16, 2019

WEPA Festival 2019

September 28, 2019

Caminata 2019 Puerto Rico

September 21, 2019

Puerto Rican Day Parade in Bushwisk

July 9, 2019

We were honored and proud to walk in the National, as well as Bushwick’s 1st annual Puerto Rican Day Parade.

El Puente Honored at RAICES Gala

July 9, 2019

We are proud to announce that our dearest founder, Luis Garden Acosta, was honored this May by RAICES at their gala. The award was accepted by our own Dr. Frances Lucerna, Co-founder & Executive Director. The presentation included these lovely words by Lisette Sosa-Dickson, the Executive Director of the Spanish Speaking Elderly Council – RAICES: Luis…

Solar lamps helping to light up Puerto Rico

December 18, 2017

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. Click Here to view.