Equipping Latinos and other DC-area residents with the skills and financial tools to create a better future for their families and communities.
Thirteen families in the District of Columbia are celebrating becoming homeowners after seven years of hard work.
With organizing support and technical assistance from LEDC and bridge financing from the Local Initiative Supports Corporation, the 1445 Spring Rd NW Tenants Association purchased their apartment building to become the HOPE Cooperative.
"We are so happy we were able to do this," said
FIELD at the Aspen Institute and the Capital One Foundation have announced LEDC's Marla Bilonick as a 2014 fellow of the ELM², Emerging Leaders in Microbusiness Squared, Program.
ELM² aims to exponentially increase the talent within microenterprise development organizations that create opportunity for aspiring and disadvantaged entrepreneurs. Twelve emerging leaders, including Marla, who
The Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) congratulates Executive Director Gustavo F. Velasquez on his presidential nomination to become Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
In a release issued by the White House announcing Velasquez and other posts, President Obama said, “I am honored that these talented individuals