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.

Welcome
Orientation

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

Community
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.

Housing
Opportunities

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

Financial
Capability

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

Free Tax
Preparation

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

Business
Development

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

Community
Loan Fund

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

Workforce
Development

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

Mission
Admins

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.

Mission
Techies

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
Center

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
Neighborhood

 

The latest news from San Francisco’s Mission District

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MEDA’s Lucia Obregon City Hall Speech: It is Now Legal for Non-Citizens to Vote in San Francisco School Board Elections

  • On: July 16, 2018
  • By: cgil

Good morning. My name is Lucia Obregon. I am honored to be here to speak on behalf of Mission Economic Development Agency, also known as MED ...

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MEDA Sharing its Financial Coaching Model in California’s Central Valley

  • On: July 11, 2018
  • By: cgil

One of the many highlights of a recent MEDA Financial Capability training was lunch at a neighborhood eatery. This “shop within a shop” ...

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Five Pitches Give MEDA Food for Thought Around Occupant of New Plaza Adelante Restaurant Space

  • On: July 10, 2018
  • By: cgil

Nearing completion of the reimagining of the first floor of MEDA’s Plaza Adelante neighborhood center, there will be a pair of food stalls ...

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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