Puentes New OrleansT he role of Puentes within the Latino community is to support the inclusion of Latinos in public, political and socio-economic life. Puentes is implementing programs to provide better education for young Latinos; encouraging participation of Latino families in decision making processes that impact us; and advocating across ethnic lines for equitable distribution of resources, opportunity, and justice. Puentes strategy of community development concentrates on building the inter-ethnic power of the Latino community through its civic engagement and advocacy work.
Did You Know?...Mexicans make up 63% of the U.S. Latino population.
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