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Power Station

Apr 20, 2018

Marla has mastered community engagement and policy advocacy in Latino communities. It starts with providing families with the highest level of support for starting businesses, buying homes, challenging and winning repairs to unsound rental housing conditions. LEDC’s success, she says, is a result of a committed staff, who “change people’s lives.” As a result, elected officials  look to LEDC to inform their policymaking. And LEDC's advocacy at the national level has become a necessity, given its deep connections to the immigrant community and their peril in the current political climate. In the past, Marla explains, our advocacy was about the technical areas of small business and housing programs. Now we have different battles to fight. Find out about LEDC’s upcoming event!…/?type=3&theater