Southwest Rural Education Collaborative

Agency: La Puente Home, Inc. 

Areas Served: San Luis Valley, Park County, Chaffee County, Montezuma County, and La Plata County. 

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.

Program Impact:

  • 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

Program Contact: Shanae Diaz, asstdirector.volunteers@lapuente.net

Website: www.lapuente.net

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lapuentehome/?fref=ts