- Racial Equity
- Small Business Development
Ramón is the founding President and former CEO of the Latino Economic Development Center of Minnesota (LEDC), a statewide membership-based community development financial institution (CDFI) certified by the U.S. Department of Treasury. LEDC is a community development organization member of the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB), a member of the Minnesota state council of Opportunity Industrialization Centers (OIC), and also member of OIC America. Ramón was one of the initiators of Latino community organizing and pioneer of the Latino economic development movements in Minneapolis in the early 1990s. Ramón was the founding president of Cooperativa Mercado Central (a 47-business incubator and cooperative in Minneapolis), and co-founder of Plaza Verde and Midtown Global Market.