Espirítus en el Teatro – Sunday, October 29

LEDA is partnering with The Rialto Foundation to present “COCO” on Sunday, October 29! Join us and enjoy performances from the Mariachi Juvenil Tamazula de Joliet, Mariachi de Joliet, and Ballet Folklorico. Tickets are $20 for adults & $10 for kids 10 and under!Location: Rialto Square Theatre: 102 N Chicago St, Joliet, IL. For more […]

HHM Spotlight: Mariachi de Joliet

During Hispanic Heritage Month, LEDA is celebrating organizations that uplift the Latino community! Today, we are spotlighting Mariachi de Joliet, a non-profit community organization. They founded in 2019 with the Joliet School District Mariachi program. They started the Mariachi de Joliet Program in the summer of 2022 with 15 members and have expanded to 50, […]

Compas y Cosas Podcast: Interview with LEDA

Thank you to our Board Member, Ulises Huitron, for inviting LEDA to be a part of the Compas y Casas Podcast. Our Outreach Coordinator, Samantha Ante, spoke on her role, the programs, and the importance of sharing information to our community. Listen to the full episode at Gracias a nuestro Miembro de la Mesa […]

HHM Spotlight: Supermercado La Joliet

During Hispanic Heritage Month, LEDA will be spotlighting local Latinx-owned businesses. SuperMercado Joliet has been a staple business in our community and great supporters of local organizations. Stop by and try their amazing food or check out their catering options at Earlier this year we interviewed them in our Cafecito con LEDA Podcast. View […]

Fiesta en la Calle 2023

On Saturday, September 16 we celebrated our 3rd Annual Fiesta en la Calle (formerly known as Latino Music and Food Festival). Thank you to our amazing community for your support of our Fiesta en la Calle 2023 event! A special thanks to our sponsors, volunteers, artists, and vendors who made this event possible. We would love […]

Small Business Sponsors 2023

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our small business sponsors, the Will County Deputies Union, WDRD, and BMO. Your dedication to our community and unwavering support for Joliet LEDA and FiestaEnLaCalle2023 is truly appreciated. Together, we create a stronger community!

Community Padrino Sponsors 2023

Big thanks to our Community Padrino Sponsors for making Fiesta en La Calle a reality These companies are actively contributing to our community’s growth and strength through their support. Unity is our strength! Join us at FiestaEnLaCalle2023

LEDA Visits Will County Health Department & Community Health Center

      As a result of the growing number of food businesses, our Outreach Coordinator & Community Navigator Samantha, met with representatives from the Will County Health Department to collect information about food permits, food trucks, and temporary permits for event sales. The meeting was highly productive, and we’ve obtained brochures to distribute at […]

La Ley Entrevista con Joliet LEDA: Programas para pequeños negocios y Fiesta en la Calle 2023

¡No te pierdas esta entrevista exclusiva en el programa radial “La Ley en Tu Comunidad”! En esta conversación, Samantha Ante, Coordinadora de Divulgación, comparte información valiosa sobre LEDA, nuestros programas dirigidos a pequeños negocios y el emocionante Festival Fiesta en la Calle que se llevará a cabo el 16 de septiembre. Descubre cómo LEDA está […]