We unlock the full economic and social potential of Latinos by preparing, connecting, and elevating Latino leaders and entrepreneurs
Why Our Work Matters
By 2050, Latinos will comprise nearly 30 percent of the U.S. population. Today and in the future, the demographic destiny of the U.S. will be characterized by the growing Latino population. In fact, Latinos have an impact on all aspects of life.
Latinos accounted for more than half of U.S. overall growth according to the 2020 Census
Latinos will account for 78% of net new workers between 2020 – 2030
If U.S. Latinos were a country, they would have the 5th largest GDP in the world
U.S. Latinos control a total of $1.7 trillion in purchasing power
Learn more about our programs
Advancing Latino leaders through programming rooted in context, culture, community, and neuroscience.
Accelerating growth-stage Latino & BIPOC business leaders.
Activated Latino Network
Connecting accomplished and influential professionals across sectors and industries.
Bridging data, personal narratives, and practical solutions to unlock Latino potential.
In her first contributed article for the Fast Company Executive Board, Joelle Martinez writes that bridging the opportunity gap and fostering the growth of the Latino economy isn’t just a moral imperative; it’s a sound business strategy.
Curious about Ignite, LLI’s leadership development program? Joelle Martinez and Tamara Vigil, Ignite graduate, sit down with Mile High Living at Denver7 to share why Ignite is part of the solution to closing the Latino leadership gap across sectors and industries.
Santo Alvarez steps into the hallways of CEC Early College at 6:45 a.m. where his daily, 12-hour sprint begins. Through careful planning, agile decision-making, and community connection, Santo forwards his personal mission to build success across generations.
The LLI mission and impact would not be possible without the generous and continued support of our partners.