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 Can 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 an Adelante Fund 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 that’s putting those 17 and up on the path to an IT career — and creating a pipeline for diversity in tech.

Mission
Techies

Jumpstart your career. Free training for those 18 and up to get a job in finance.

Financial
Careers

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

Read the latest news from San Francisco’s Mission District

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Executive Director Luis Granados’ Speech at ¡VIVA MEDA! 44th Anniversary Celebration

  • On: October 20, 2017
  • By: cgil

Normally, this is the time when I would share with you the great work that MEDA does.    However, it does not seem quite right to ...

Shannon Noonan, MEDA Housing Opportunities client 0

Nonprofit Worker Shannon Noonan Finds a Home in San Francisco

  • On: October 19, 2017
  • By: cgil

When Shannon Noonan was a curious 7-year-old, a trip to San Francisco turned into more than a family vacation. It defined her life. That’s ...

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Keeping the Mission District’s Neighborhood Economy in the Face of Displacement

  • On: October 11, 2017
  • By: cgil

Gentrification and displacement are generally associated with the residents who are compelled to leave a neighborhood. Such is the case of t ...

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