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 […]

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 […]


  On Thursday, August 24, LEDA celebrated their first LEDA Social event, a remarkable networking night with our community. The event was filled with local leaders, entrepreneurs, and professionals who came together to connect and collaborate. Your presence made it a truly special occasion as we recognized the accomplishments of the first round of participants […]

LEDA Outing To The Slammers Game!

Our LEDA team had a fun night out at the Joliet Slammers game! Thank you to our board and staff for all that you do for LEDA and our community

Thank you, Matt And Ulyses!

Yesterday was our last day with our interns Matt and Ulyses. They did an amazing job helping us conduct research, creating maps of the areas we cover, and building out future social media posts. We wish them the best at they close out their internship program with the Joliet Township Government and head back to […]