Leslie Acosta / General Manager/Founder
Leslie Acosta was born in Puerto Rico and raised in North Central Philadelphia. After graduating from college, she began her journey providing social services to underserved families. After completing her Master’s Degree in Business Administration, she taught courses in leadership management, financial management, public speaking and social Justice
Leslie has a wide range of experience advocating and crafting policy initiatives in criminal justice reform, government contracts, social services, gun safety laws and education, to name a few.
In 2016, Leslie produced and created the radio show “Voices from the Inside” at WTTM 1680am. A talk show, that gave Juvenile lifer’s, the opportunity to share and narrate their story from within the prison walls – promoting “Education over Incarceration.”
Leslie is the founder of USALA media. Her years of public service inculcated a passion to create a culturally inclusive multimedia center in TV, radio and digital news. The vision is to bridge the leadership vacuum in the Latino community; create a platform where community members can hear their own voices; educate, and empower people to change the narrative.