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Latin Americans for Social and Economic Development, Inc. (LA SED), is a 5o1c3 non-profit agency serving Hispanics and residents of Southwest Detroit since 1969. LA SED assists people of all ages with variety of bilingual services. LA SED’s leadership efforts are realized through the development programs addressing the issues that affect the diverse ethnic groups living in our community.

At LA SED, we view each individual as a person of worth and dignity entitled to every courtesy. We strive to be prompt, courteous and accurate in the performance of our duties. LAS SED’s programs are funded by United Way for Southeastern Michigan, Ford Fund, the City of Detroit, MDOT, other foundation, corporation and private donations. At LA SED, we believe that by work together we can make a difference.

LA SED, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and program operator and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, height, marital status, arrest with out conviction, disability, political affiliation, immigration status or belief.

 OUR MISSION

LA SED’s mission is to promote the social and economic development of the Hispanic community and all residents of Southwest Detroit. Our overall purpose is to enhance the well being of residents including elders, youth; and empower Latino families to achieve the American Dream through advocacy, services that open doors and create opportunities to advance education and upward mobility.