We are a grassroots migrant justice organization based in Phoenix, Arizona. We develop, educate, and empower migrant communities to protect and defend our families and ourselves in order to enhance the quality of life of our community members.
Puente Arizona is part of the global movement for migrant justice and human rights. As a grassroots community-based group Puente promotes justice, non-violence, interdependence and human dignity. We aim to develop, educate, and empower migrant communities to enhance their quality of life. Puente works to empower the community and build bridges by working collaboratively with various organizations and individuals.
With a fist in the air, Puente is working in coalition to fight the aftermath of SB1070 & the anti-immigrant climate in Arizona. With an open hand, Puente organizes and maintains cultural, political, & educational programs. Currently, we are working on various campaigns: Alto PoliMigra, The People VS Arpaio, ICE out of Pinal County Jail, Wacha la Chota and boycotts. Puente provides: English classes, Know Your Rights Workshops, Community Health Workers (Promotoras), Underground Library, Community Committees, Summer Youth Programs, Crisis Line, Deferred Action Application Assistance, and Cultural Events.
PHOENIX, AZ 85036-1837 | Tax-exempt since Sept. 2014
Classification (NTEE) Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose (Human Services — Multipurpose and Other)
Nonprofit Tax Code Designation: 501(c)(3) Defined as: Organizations for any of the following purposes: religious, educational, charitable, scientific, literary, testing for public safety, fostering national or international amateur sports competition (as long as it doesn’t provide athletic facilities or equipment), or the prevention of cruelty to children or animals.
Donations to this organization are tax deductible.