1050 S. Jeff Davis Pkwy
New Orleans, Louisiana 70125
Directions To Agency: Facebook: puentes*latinola
Primary Phone: 504.821.7228
Name: Julissa Gonzales
Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:9am to 5pm
Beginning date for service:08/20/2009
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
Student support in the following areas: developing and maintaining a Latino community volunteer program; assisting with coordination and implementation of various outreach activities in the areas of public safety, civic engagement and education--which include voter registration drives, crime prevention classes, community trust building with law enforcement events, financial literacy classes, and
Collaborating with Puentes would be a great opportunity for service learning students interested in improving their Spanish skills, or those interested in working directly and indirectly with Latino youth and families.
Puentes' mission is to build assets and create access to improve the lives of the Latino community living in New Orleans region. The organization is implementing programs to integrate Latinos into the mainstream of public, political and socioeconomic life: providing better educational opportunities; encouraging participation in all aspects of society; and offering a positive vision for the future.
Puentes looks to create active partnerships between the Greater New Orleans community and the diverse and fluid Hispanic community.
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