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 […]

Leadership Transition: Paulina Martinez

We are excited to announce a leadership transition and a new chapter for one of our valued board directors! Paulina Martinez has served as our Vice President since 2021 and was recently announced as the Economic Development Director at the City of Joliet. We have no doubt that she will be a tremendous asset to […]

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. […]

Member Spotlight – Barb Linek

#MemberMonday Spotlight Conoce a Barbara Linek, una miembro de nivel individual de LEDA. El viaje de Barbara de ser una inmigrante indocumentada en Canadá a servir ahora a su comunidad de inmigrantes locales como educadora, líder comunitaria y entrenadora es realmente inspirador. Ella ha dedicado su vida a ayudar a otros a encontrar su propósito […]

Love is in the air, and so are great deals!

Love is in the air, and so are great deals! Promote your Valentine’s Day items with us. Email your flyer showcasing your products and contact details to info@jolietleda.org Let’s spread the love together! SPN El amor está en el aire, ¡y así son grandes ofertas! Promociona tus artículos para el Día de San Valentín con […]

Lista De Preguntas Para Una Cita De Asesoramiento Empresarial

En una cita de asesoramiento empresarial, puede hacer una amplia gama de preguntas según sus necesidades y objetivos específicos. Aquí hay algunas preguntas que podría considerar: – ¿Qué estrategias puedo utilizar para hacer crecer mi negocio? – ¿Cómo establezco objetivos comerciales realistas? – ¿Qué métricas financieras debo monitorear? – ¿Cómo puedo conseguir financiación para mi […]

Joliet Township Government Alicia Morales and Her Assistant David Lozano

Today we received a special visit at our Joliet LEDA office. The Municipal Secretary of Joliet Township Government Alicia Morales and her assistant David Lozano gave us very valuable information about the Services of the Municipality, and the offers that the Municipality has for pavement, construction, gardening contractors, among others. We talk about the application […]

Vendor Contact List

Would you like to showcase and sell your food, services or products at festivals and events? We’re in the process of creating a contact list, and by joining it, you’ll receive notifications about potential events where you can participate. If you would like to join the vendor list, please complete the form below. En Español: […]

Sunshine Mexican Cafe

The Joliet Latino Economic Development Association assisted the Sunshine Mexican Cafe to apply for a Grant. Sunshine Mexican Cafe used the grant to purchase a food truck.