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About Us

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Mission:
Celebrating 38 Years of Excellence!
Liberia Economic & Social Development, Inc. is a Community Development Corporation (CDC) and a Community Based Organization that provides certain services to low-income children and families to address family needs, such as career counseling, employment training, job retention, affordable housing, food, and childcare.

Since its inception in 1981, LES has demonstrated a capacity to improve economic conditions in its target area. The agency is credited with several achievements, especially with the ensuring of public/private sector commitment to area residents. The success is attributed to the collaboration, cooperation, support and resolution of numerous partnerships over the years.

“No need is too small and no voice is too quiet to be heard. We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate, advocate and feed.”

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Our Address

3220 N. 24th Avenue

Hollywood, FL 33020

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1981 – Henry Graham founded and organized Liberia Economic & Social Development, Inc. in Hollywood, Florida.

2001 Angel donation from J. Moran foundation funds outreach entire year.

2005 Liberia Economic & Social Development, Inc. grows to feed more than 5,000 children in a single year and raises more than $1.0 million from non-corporate donors.

2011 Henry Graham recognized as one of the top humanitarians in the nation. Liberia Economic & Social Development, Inc. grows to more than 7,500 volunteers in 17 countries worldwide.

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More than 500 people volunteer for us each year and make the difference in the lives of thousands. Find out how to become our partner.

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No need is too small and no voice is too quiet to be heard. We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate, advocate and feed.

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Our literacy outreach program in Hollywood recently got the attention of national media. Learn more about this page-turner.

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