The purpose of the Latino Business and Economic Development Center (LBEDC) is to provide leadership and community entrepreneurship development for Latin@ professionals interested in contributing to the overall economic development of Latino communities of West Michigan. LBEDC will develop leaders that demonstrate cultural competency by combining traditional leadership curriculum with curriculum created to understand the cultural aspects of the Latino population. The Center will also focus its efforts to promote community entrepreneurialism with the goal of preparing individuals to build economic opportunity for all.
Hello and welcome to the Latino Business and Economic Development Center (LBEDC) website. We are very excited about our many of our initiatives – both in process and upcoming. Please check out the information here online. If you are interested in becoming involved in one of our programs, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are interested in hearing from you.
Carlos Sanchez, Director