Nonprofit Clinic Offers ‘Bridges of Health’ to Philadelphia’s Illegal Immigrants

 In this heart-warming piece for The New York Times, Jon Hurdle tells the human stories behind Puentes de Salud, highlighting the organization’s commitment to the strength and survival of South Philadelphia’s Latino community. Hurdle dives into the tangled bureaucracy that Puentes patients – many of whom are undocumented – had to navigate in order to…

Penn Seniors launch a tutoring program for ‘often overlooked’ Latino high school students

  Three of Puentes de Salud’s superstar education interns – Alexa Salas, Camilo Toro, and Yaneli Arizmendi – were recently awarded the 2017 University of Pennsylvania President’s Engagement Prize for Lanzado Líderes (Launching Leaders), a program they developed to partner with Puentes and expand our educational offerings to include curriculum specifically designed for adolescent students.…