RECAP – Breaking Barriers for Black and Latino Small Businesses

Thank you to everyone who made the “Breaking Barriers for Black and Latino Small Businesses” Small Business Expo a great event. We are grateful to our sponsors: Northern Illinois Community Initiatives, PNC Bank, Edward Jones, and With Purpose Media and Events. A special thanks to our planning team: Joliet Latino Economic Development Association, African American […]

Breaking Barriers for Black and Latino Small Businesses

Join Us for the “Breaking Barriers for Black and Latino Small Businesses” Expo! Date and Time: Thursday, June 13th, 2024, from 5 PM to 8 PM Location: 511 Collins St, Joliet, IL 60432 Admission at no cost. Are you a Black or Latino entrepreneur looking to grow your small business? Don’t miss this incredible opportunity […]

“Breaking Barriers for Black & Latino Businesses”

The countdown begins for the “Breaking Barriers for Black & Latino Businesses” small business expo! This event is hosted by the Joliet Latino Economic Development Association, the African American Business Association, the Entrepreneur and Business Center at Joliet Junior College, and the Office of Minority and Economic Empowerment at IL DCEO. Dedicated to supporting minority-owned […]

“Breaking Barriers for Black and Latino Businesses”

Join us for an empowering evening at the “Breaking Barriers for Black and Latino Businesses” event! Hosted by the Joliet Latino Economic Development Association, the Office of Minority and Economic Empowerment at the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the African American Business Association of Will County, and the Entrepreneur and Business Center at […]

AVAILABLE GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

Thank you to the Collectivo Funding Opportunities and Diana Alfaro from DCEO for providing us with these opportunities. Click on the pink title to visit each website related to the grants. Please review each opportunity and feel free to contact us for technical assistance with any application by calling 815-200-1065 or emailing Samantha at sante@jolietleda.org […]

Small Business Financing Workshop

La semana pasada, el Centro de Emprendedores y Negocios del Joliet Junior College organizó un excelente taller sobre financiación de pequeñas empresas, presentado por Jennifer Rigual de Wintrust Community Bank. La presentación cubrió aspectos esenciales como la solicitud de un préstamo comercial, la preparación, la comprensión de los acuerdos de préstamo y más. Estamos encantados […]

THE LEDA SOCIAL – 03/28

¡Este Jueves es THE LEDA SOCIAL! Prepárese para una tarde llena de buenos momentos. Esto es algo de lo que vas a experimentar: Retratos por nuestros amigos de The XR Space para que los uses en tu marketing Cena por parte de Baci Ristorante And Pizzeria Música por DJ Mateo ¡Traigan sus tarjetas de negocio […]

Work-Life Balance Workshop

Grateful for the incredible turnout at our Work-Life Balance Workshop, where business owners came together to cultivate well-being! Special thanks to our member Barbara Linek from Cultivate Coaching LLC for her invaluable insights and presentation. Huge appreciation to our friends DoorDash Impact for sponsoring the delicious pizzas and refreshments. We supported a local business, Baci […]

BuenaBeats – B2B Grant Recipients

Together, we celebrate BuenaBeats, recipients of the Back To Business Creative Arts Grant powered by DCEO. Thanks to LEDA’s outreach efforts, BuenaBeats discovered the grant and successfully submitted an application. Congratulations, and thank you for trusting LEDA!