El Puente is a community human rights institution that promotes leadership for peace and justice through the engagement of members (youth and adult) in the arts for social change, education, social justice organizing, wellness and environmental advocacy. Founded in 1982, El Puente currently integrates the diverse activities and community campaigns of El Puente Arts and the El Puente Green Light District within its 6 Youth Leadership Centers, the MS50-El Puente Community School, its nationally recognized public high school, the El Puente Academy for Peace and Justice, the El Puente Global Justice Institute, and the El Puente Latino Climate Action Network. Organizing in North Brooklyn and beyond, El Puente remains at the forefront of community & youth development, and as such, initiates/impacts social policy locally and nationally.
For more information about our organization, please see our web site at: www.elpuente.us.
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