Southwest Rural Education Collaborative
Agency: La Puente Home, Inc.
Areas Served: Alamosa, Conejos, Chaffee, Saguache, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, La Plata, Park, and Montezuma.
Program Description: Members provide a range of services including tutoring, school garden classes, student mentorship, and family services. 18 Members serve in 5 rural areas of Colorado including the San Luis Valley, Park County, Chaffee County, Montezuma County, and La Plata County. Typically members are post college and range in age from 22-mid 30's.
- 2,360 students received educational service
- 10 homeless families were provided housing and life skills
- AmeriCorps members organized and served in 2 national days of service