2019 LEF Scholarship - APPLY TODAY


2019 LEF Scholarship is open. Please visit LEF Scholarship for more information  and Apply Today.

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LEF - DACA Student Scholarship


LEF joins the New American Economy  in calling for the passage of DACA and immigration reform. In this call to action, LEF offers a scholarship for DACA students. Please visit LEF Scholarship page for more information. 

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Coming Soon - LEF 2019 Speaker Series


The 2019 LEF Speaker Series is coming soon. Stay tune for details. 

2018 LEF backpack giveaway


Once again in 2018 LEF offered free backpacks & school supplies to children from the City of Pomona.

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LEF Financial Literacy


LEF’s financial literacy courses provide Latinos with the knowledge they need to make informed decision about their futures and the futures of their families related to banking, credit, bankruptcy and mortgage lending. 

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LEF Zero Interest Loans


LEF offers Zero Interest Low Cost Micro Loans. 

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Latino Educational Fund


To provide people with the resources necessary to obtain an advance education, financial knowledge, access to capital and revitalized neighborhoods to strive for a better life.


LEF seeks to improve the well-being of individuals within the communities we serve through education, access to capital, community development, and entrepreneurship.   

LEF Scholarships

2019 LEF Scholarship Winner

2019 LEF Scholarship is Allinson Kenneth Lazo. Mr. Lazo is a second-year graduate student studying Health Administration at the USC Price School of Public Policy. He is a first-generation graduate student whose family immigrated to the United States from Peru. He previously graduated from Middlebury College in Vermont with a Bachelor’s in Literature and worked for the first three years of his career in Mexico City as a political risk analyst. He returned to Los Angeles to pursue a career in healthcare and technology and recently worked at Keck Medicine of USC for their Ambulatory Operations department. 

LEF Congratulates Mr. Lazo and wish him much success in his career.