Joliet Latino Music and Food Festival Performers

We are excited to announce our performers for the Joliet Latino Music and Food Festival! Enjoy special performances from Dareyes de la Sierra, Grupo chioax, Sangre Norteña, and many more. Buy your tickets now at https://bit.ly/JLatinoFest People of all ages are welcomed to this family event! Free admission for kids 11 and under. For more […]

El Estado y Su Negocio – June 21, 2022

Representatives of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Development presented resources to Joliet small business owners

Representatives of the Illinois Development of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) provided valuable resources to our local business owners at the El Estado y Su Negocio event. Diana Alfaro, Latino Business Development Manager, and Manny Lopez, Northeast Regional Manager, informed latino business owners about state funding and grant opportunities. If you missed this opportunity, sign […]

Diana Viveros joins Joliet LEDA as Program Manager

We are thrilled to introduce Diana Viveros as the Program Manager for Joliet LEDA. Diana has strong roots in the Joliet community. She is a graduate of Joliet Central High School (Go Steelmen!) and University of St. Francis where she double majored in Marketing and Business Management. She brings years of project management and communications […]

The Joliet Latino Music and Food Fest Returns September 17th to Downtown Joliet

Joliet, Illinois – The Joliet Latino Economic Development Association (LEDA) – a 501c6 not-for-profit organization whose vision is to build a financially and culturally prosperous Latino community – announces that the Joliet Latino Music and Food will be returning to downtown Joliet on Saturday, September 17th, 2022. Last year, the event brought thousands of attendees […]