All Upcoming Events & Workshops

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 04:00 PM
2 rsvps

Orientation to First-Time Home Buying and the Programs that can Help! - MD (English)

Ready to buy your first home?

This orientation provides an introduction to the homebuying process and to MD first time homebuyer assistance programs. The My Home program provides down payment and closing costs assistance based on your income and the price of your home. Find out what you qualify for and learn about next steps in the homebuying process. Take this first step on the road to homeownership - free of charge.

4:00 – 6:00pm with separate groups in English and Spanish.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 06:30 PM
2 rsvps

Unlock your talent: Use your Strengths for Success in Business

Stand in Your Power: Lead with Your Strengths is an introduction to CliftonStrengths for women who want to grow as leaders.

In this workshop, you will tap into your most powerful foundation for leadership – how to own, leverage and lead through your unique strengths.

With the CliftonStrengths Assessment, you will receive a customized profile. The chance that anyone has your talent sequence is 1 in 33 million!

In the workshop you will discover:

  • Your unique talents and how to develop them into strengths with power and edge
  • How to leverage and lead with your strengths to fulfill your greatest purpose and impact
  • The power of intention in developing a strengths-focused mindset
  • The power and energy of emotional engagement and how it fuels your success

The workshop includes:

  • Your CliftonStrengths personalized assessment of your TOP 5 talents
  • An in-depth introduction to CliftonStrengths and how to leverage your innate talents
  • Techniques and best practices for developing your strengths
  • Valuable networking with rising women leaders
  • A personal one-hour Strengths coaching session (to be scheduled after the workshop)
  • A CliftonStrengths Resource Guide on all 34 talent themes
  • Continental Breakfast and Lunch is included

By developing your talents and leveraging your unique strengths, you develop authentic power. Most importantly, you bring to our world what no one else can!

STAND in your POWER and LEAD with your STRENGTHS!

The Nonprofit Village in Rockville, MD
Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 04:00 PM

Inclusionary Zoning Orientation

***CLASS IS NOW BOOKED. PLEASE REGISTER FOR NEXT AVAILABLE CLASS***

Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) Orientation: Introduction to the IZ Program for buyers and renters in the District of Columbia!

Interested in buying a home but don’t know if you can?

This orientation provides an introduction to the IZ program that the District of Columbia designed for income eligible households to purchase or rent at below market prices in DC.  Inclusionary Zoning is a law that requires developers to set aside a certain number of units for low-to moderate- income households. Participants will receive their Inclusionary Zoning Certificate after successful completion of this 2 hour orientation and once attendance is confirmed. IZ Certificate will be valid for 2 years and will give participants an opportunity to enter the Inclusionary Zoning Lottery or renew an existing certificate. 

Once you register please arrive 10 minutes before the class begins.  If you are 15 minutes late you will need to reschedule for the next class. Thank you!  

Shaw Library in Washington, DC
Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 04:00 PM
3 rsvps

Security Deposit Clinic

Are you renting in Hyattsville, Hillcrest, District Heights, Landover, Capital Heights, but need help with your security deposit? 

  • LEDC, Wheaton, MD can help with up to $2,000 for your security deposit. 

Who can apply? (one of the following)

  • Head of household that is disabled
  • Head of household that is a single parent
  • Head of household that is elderly
  • If you do not exceed the income limits:

How can I participate in the clinic?

  • Attend the clinic ONLY if you have already been approved for the rental and can bring proof to the clinic for admission
  • Register through this link
  • You can only apply if this is the first time requesting this type of assistance from LEDC

What will happen during the clinic?

  • You will receive an intake and list of documents for an appointment to submit your request
  • You will review the application process
  • You will schedule an appointment to submit your request, the entire process will take up to a month
  • You will NOT receive funds on the day of the clinic. 

Once registration is full, you will need to register for the next month's clinic. Attending the clinic is the first step for requesting assistance. 

LEDC-Wheaton, MD

Cost: This event is free of charge.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 06:00 PM
1 rsvp
Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 09:00 AM

Homebuyer Training - MD (English)

Please attend this seminar if you want to purchase in MD.

To register please call  202-540-7427 or 202-540-7438.

In this group workshop you will learn how to successfully navigate each step of the home-buying process in DC or Maryland and obtain a smart mortgage. You will also learn how your credit, personal budgeting, and personal finances impact your future success. LEDC invites a host of speakers --among them a loan officer, real estate agent, insurance agent, and home inspector - to provide an instructional walk-through of the home ownership process. Information will also be provided on programs to assist first-time home buyers in MD.  
This training meets the requirements for lender and government programs that require first time home buyer education from a HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency. 

Light breakfast and lunch are provided courtesy of the speakers. You are allowed to bring your own food. 

We do not provide childcare, please make the proper arrangements. 

NeighborhoodLIFT recipients & Citibank pre-approved clients are required to RSVP through the phone to have their fee waived. Please call 202-540-7401. 

If above is not applicable every other participant will have to pay:

Price: $50 for single & $75 for couple.

After completing the class, you will have to complete an individual counseling session scheduled for a later date to receive your certificate. There is no fee for individual counseling, following the training. 

Location: LEDC-Wheaton, MD

              11002 Veirs Mill Rd. Suite 503. Silver Spring, MD 20902.

     Time: 9:00AM to 4:00PM

Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 04:00 PM

Security Deposit Clinic

Are you renting in Hyattsville, Hillcrest, District Heights, Landover, Capital Heights, but need help with your security deposit? 

  • LEDC, Wheaton, MD can help with up to $2,000 for your security deposit. 

Who can apply? (one of the following)

  • Head of household that is disabled
  • Head of household that is a single parent
  • Head of household that is elderly
  • If you do not exceed the income limits:

How can I participate in the clinic?

  • Attend the clinic ONLY if you have already been approved for the rental and can bring proof to the clinic for admission
  • Register through this link
  • You can only apply if this is the first time requesting this type of assistance from LEDC

What will happen during the clinic?

  • You will receive an intake and list of documents for an appointment to submit your request
  • You will review the application process
  • You will schedule an appointment to submit your request, the entire process will take up to a month
  • You will NOT receive funds on the day of the clinic. 

Once registration is full, you will need to register for the next month's clinic. Attending the clinic is the first step for requesting assistance. 

LEDC-Wheaton, MD

Cost: This event is free of charge.

Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 06:00 PM
1 rsvp

Como iniciar negocio de comida

EN ESTA ORIENTACIÓN SIN COSTO CONOCERÁ:

 

- ¿QUE REQUISITOS NECESITA PARA INICIAR SU NEGOCIO DE COMIDA?

- ¿QUE TIPO DE NEGOCIO LE CONVIENE MÁS? CAMIÓN DE COMIDA, ATENCIÓN DE EVENTOS,  RESTAURANTE, COCINAR DESDE CASA, ETC)

- ¿CUÁNTO DINERO SE REQUIERE Y CÓMO OBTENER  FINANCIACIÓN?

Saturday, August 03, 2019 at 09:00 AM

Entrenamiento para Compradores de Casa - MD (Español)

¿Interesado en comprar su primera casa en Baltimore?

Esta clase se provee en Español en la Oficina de LEDC en Baltimore, MD. 

En este taller aprenderá como navegar el proceso de comprar una casa en Baltimore City y Baltimore County y como obtener una buena hipoteca. También aprenderá como su historial de crédito, presupuesto personal, y finanzas personales podrían afectar su éxito en el futuro. LEDC invita a diferentes expertos incluyendo un oficial de préstamo, inspector de vivienda, agente de bienes raíces, y agente de seguro para explicarle las diferentes áreas dentro del proceso de compra de casa. También se provee información sobre los programas para asistir compradores de casa por primera vez en MD.

Esta clase es conforme con los requisitos de los programas de prestamistas y el gobierno que requieren entrenamiento para compradores de casa por primera vez.


Se ofrece desayuno y  almuerzo ligero en la clase cortesía de los expertos. 

Precio: Gratis

La sesión de consejería individual con una Consejera de LEDC, que sigue el entrenamiento, se ofrece libre de costo.

FECHA
Sábado 3 de agosto, 2019 de 9am a 4pm
LUGAR
3500 Boston Street. Suite 431.
Baltimore, MD 21224.
United States
NÚMERO DE CONTACTO
Fernando Martinez · fmartinez@ledcmetro.org · 202-540-7438