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Latin Americans for Social and Economic Development (LA SED) -Administration & Family Service Center

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(313) 554-2025

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4138 W. Vernor Hwy. Detroit, MI 48209

Eligibility

No restrictions.  Please call center for more information.

Description

Latin Americans for Social and Economic Development, Inc. (LA SED), is a 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.

Ethnic Advocacy Group for Latino Community: Offers advocacy support services to the Latino community. Sponsors neighborhood development projects and works within the community to promote and support Latino businesses. Recently, co-sponsored the The Family Unity Tour in Detroit where testimonies were provided from ICE raid victims and their families, which generated renewed commitment from congressmen present to immigration reform. In the Detroit school system, works to ensure proportionate hiring of Latino administrators and advocates on behalf of students. Finally, advocates for employees who have been taken advantage of by their employers because of their immigrant status.

English as a Second Language: Offers a course designed to teach non-native English speakers how to speak, write and communicate in English. Appropriate for beginners and intermediate levels. Intended to prepare students to take citizenship class.

Language Translation: Offers Spanish translation of documents and explanation of the meaning of documents written in English to individuals whose reading proficiency in English is inadequate.

Citizenship Education: Prepares individuals to take the oath of U.S. citizenship and to exercise the attendant rights and responsibilities of citizenship.

helpful tips
Come to the center for free consultations with attorneys on immigration and civil issues. Please arrive 15 minutes early.
Immigration information on Tuesday and Thursday at 2 pm.
Civil information every Monday and Tuesday at 3 pm.
Hours
Monday - Friday
9 AM - 5 PM

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