The Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) will be profiled in the upcoming season of Visionaries, the award-winning public television series, hosted by acclaimed actor Sam Waterston of HBO's The Newsroom and formerly of Law & Order. Visionaries will begin airing on PBS stations across the country in the fall of 2016.
Selected from hundreds of nonprofits nationwide LEDC is a leading organization driving economic and social advancement of low to moderate-income Latinos and other underserved communities in the D.C. and Baltimore Metropolitan Areas. The program featuring LEDC highlights examples of economic survival and sustainability in the communities LEDC serves as well as for the organization itself. "We at LEDC were so excited to partner with the Visionaries team on producing this important depiction of our work. Sustainability is a challenge for our neighborhoods and for our organization and this piece demonstrates that in a poignant way across all of our programs and markets," said LEDC Executive Director, Marla Bilonick.
LEDC will be screening the Visionaries program that features their organization on Wednesday, November 9th at the WeWork Wonderbread Factory/LEDC Offices at 641 S Street NW Washington, DC 20001.
The screening is part of LEDC's 3-part celebration of their 25th Anniversary and will include a panel made up of individuals who helped shape the organization.
Light appetizers by WAPA CAFE BOUTIQUE and beverages will be provided.