Our Mission
for the Mission

Rooted in the Mission and focused on San Francisco, MEDA’s mission is to strengthen low-and moderate-income Latino families by promoting economic equity and social justice through asset building and community development.


MEDA’S FREE Programs Will Strengthen Your Family

¡Bienvenidos! This orientation is your first step to becoming a MEDA client — and strengthening your family.


Affordable housing is for ALL San Franciscans. We’ve produced or preserved 1,000+ units so far.

Real Estate

Free workshops and coaching as you get ready to buy your first home, stop foreclosure or prepare to rent a below-market-rate (BMR) apartment.


It’s time to decrease debt, increase income and savings, and better your credit. MEDA can coach you — for free.


Why pay to have your taxes prepared? Maximize your refund or get an ITIN — for free.

Free Tax

Free workshops and one-on-one coaching to start or grow your small business.


Can’t get a loan at a traditional bank? Start or grow your small business with an Adelante Fund low-interest loan from MEDA.

Loan Fund

Mock interviews. Help with your resume. Making connections. We offer free training and coaching so you can land a good job.


Free job training to become a San Francisco administration professional in just six weeks.


Free job training that’s putting those 18 and up on the path to an IT career — and creating a pipeline for diversity in tech.


Learn how to use a computer, whether you are at a basic or intermediate level. Or just stop by and use our computer lab for free.

Digital Opportunity

MEDA is the lead agency for Mission Promise Neighborhood — a community of 20+ partners that connects families to free services in the Mission.

Mission Promise


The latest news from San Francisco’s Mission District


Guía de MEDA sobre proposiciones en la boleta de votación

  • On: May 23, 2018
  • By: cgil

(English follows Spanish) Elección general 5 de junio del 2018 SÍ a la Prop C  Impuestos adicionales sobre alquileres comerciales p ...


The Power of a Collaborative is Successfully Getting Latinos into San Francisco Below-Market-Rate Homes

  • On: May 22, 2018
  • By: cgil

A perusal of the dictionary today revealed this meaning for the term “collaboration”: “The action of working with someone to produce o ...


¿Cómo afectará la nueva ley de impuestos a la salud financiera de su familia?

  • On: May 22, 2018
  • By: cgil

(English follows Spanish)  por MEDA Intern Jack Wilger Traducción por Lucia Obregon A fines de diciembre del 2017, el gobierno federal ...

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I am so grateful to MEDA. I am positive about my family’s future once again.”
Saul Chavez, Owner, El Gran Taco Loco