civic engagement at the core__________________
Puksta Foundation offers scholarships to students ready to get involved in causes on and beyond their campuses.
The college years are about something more, something special, something significant, something we at Puksta Foundation call civic engagement. Check out the projects that our scholars have worked on, spanning from human rights to researching the educational barriers for undocumented students.
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Puksta Intercollegiate Winter Retreat 2018 Estes Park
Our winter retreat this year was truly one of a kind from singing karaoke, hiking, bonding, workshops on community issues, to bonfires and dance parties. Check out this video to see what some of our graduating seniors had to say about the program and pictures from an unforgettable weekend! The Puksta Foundation
Puksta Alum, Marco Dorado, is proof that sharing your story can have a great impact and reach ears on a national level!
Nancy Pelosi shared Marco’s story during her eight consecutive hours on the chamber floor, fighting for immigration reform, with a in particular focus on those with DACA. Pelosi says, “Marco Dorado was born in Mexico and moved to Denver’s Globeville neighborhood at the age of three. After attending Thornton High School as a… Read more »
Planting the seeds of college access! DU Puksta Scholar Alex Aleman
Check out this cool video DU Puksta Scholar Alex Aleman created to share with students from his elementary school alma mater! It is never too soon to plant a seed that can grow and inspire children to seek the dream of obtaining higher education.