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Come see and feel the vibrant tenant movement for affordable housing in action at the 7th Annual Tenant Town Hall. Join LEDC, the CNHED Housing for All Campaign, and Empower DC as DC residents present their housing priorities and solutions to the directors of DC housing agencies and Council members.

Seven years running, the Tenant Town Hall is one of the best events of the year. Hear from tenants

Nonprofits are uniquely positioned to form partnerships to help residents and businesses thrive in today's digital economy, said LEDC Executive Director Gustavo Velasquez at the March 20th Do Something More - A Nonprofit Technology Summit.

Velasquez, the summit keynote, highlighted LEDC's 10-month partnership with Connect DC, the Digital Inclusion Initiative of the DC Chief Technology Officer, to

Kiva City DC, launched in 2013 to bring the power of microfinance to the Washington region, is celebrating its 1-year anniversary.

Through a partnership with Capital One, LEDC's Community Asset Fund for Entrepreneurs, and Kiva trustees, Kiva City DC has connected 59 entrepreneurs with more than a half million dollars of capital to help start and expand their small businesses through its multiple

Success Story

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    There is excitement in Aurea De La Cruz’s eyes.In a week’s time, she will open the doors to her new small business, Baby’s Start Daycare. Coming from a family of schoolteachers, Aurea’s passion for teaching Read More
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