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EXECUTIVE DIRECTORLuis Granados
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 111
Luis Granados has proudly served as the Executive Director for the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) since 1999. During his tenure, Luis has worked to create asset-development opportunities for San Francisco Bay Area low- to moderate-income Latino families. Luis has a Master’s in City and Regional Planning from the University of California at Berkeley and a Bachelor’s of Science from the University of California at Davis.
- Board Member, California Reinvestment Coalition
- Community Advisory Board Member, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
- Board Member, National Association of Latino Community Asset Builders
I love the Mission because it has a strong presence of Latino families and I love MEDA staff’s commitment to our constituents, which they show through their intent, intelligence and actions. MEDA is home.
Chief Operating Officer
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 116
I love that everyone working at MEDA is 100 percent committed to the community, and making sure the Mission remains a neighborhood of opportunity.
Administration and Finance
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 121
I love that the Mission District makes me feel connected to my Nicaraguan roots.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 119
I love that the Mission District is a place for everyone.
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 124
I love the feel of the neighborhood’s variety of businesses and people.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 101
I like the history and diversity of the Mission District. I like the fact that MEDA works with Latin families to help them achieve their educational and financial goals.
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 106
I grew up in the Mission and have always loved that it is a Latino neighborhood.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 112
I love the food and the weather in the Mission. I love that MEDA feels like family.
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 128
The Mission is the heart of the city. MEDA is helping keep that heart beating.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 118
The Mission is action central of San Francisco and MEDA works to keep it inclusive.
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 120
MEDA is an amazing organization and has done tremendous work in uplifting the Mission neighborhood in San Francisco. I’m extremely proud and honored to be a part of it.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 154
I love the Mission’s relentless hustle and MEDA’s role as a catalyst for positive social change.
Marketing & Communications
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 152
I love the street vibe as people pass by the Mission’s colorful murals…and I love that MEDA is helping keep that scene around for generations to come.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 137
The Mission remains vibrant and MEDA helps community residents every day.
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 144
Grit. In both senses of the word.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 139
I am excited to use my tech skills to produce data and generate visual information to show how the Mission, SF and MEDA are creating positive social change.
Policy & Advocacy
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 150
I love the Mission-style burrito–like the ingredients within, this burrito style brings classes, ages and races together. I love MEDA’s integration of services.
Asset Building Programs
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 141
I see our goal at MEDA as that of working toward obtaining tangible assets by building on those assets already here within the people of the Mission.
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 153
I love working for MEDA because I get to empower the Latino families that make the Mission the vibrant community that it is.
Business Development Program
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 102
I have many reasons to love the Mission District, the place my daughter grew up. I love working at MEDA because it helps Latino families build assets.
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 104
I love the family-serving businesses in the Mission, and that MEDA is supporting such ventures.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 117
Small businesses are the fabric of the Mission, and MEDA is making sure these ventures thrive.
Housing Opportunities Program
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 126
I love the opportunity I have found in the Mission District and MEDA–an opportunity to be part of a culture of empowerment for the Latino community.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 132
The Mission is a place of inclusion, as is MEDA.
Financial Capability Program
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 143
I love that the Mission is a strong community. I love MEDA because it feels like home.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 135
The Mission and MEDA both offer Latinos a great life.
Free Tax Preparation
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 136
The Mission is where people have used their hard work to build themselves a better life–and that’s the kind of place we strive to be at MEDA.
Community Loan Fund
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 130
The Mission’s community-serving businesses are still much needed, with MEDA making that happen.
Community Real Estate
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 148
I love living and working in my own neighborhood and getting to say hello to people on the street.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 138
San Francisco is lucky to have a strong Latino community in the Mission District. MEDA works to keep it that way.
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 127
The Mission community is a true San Francisco asset, as is MEDA.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 123
The Mission is the best place in San Francisco. MEDA’s free services help keep it that way.
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 151
The Mission is the heart of the city and MEDA is keeping it that way.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 129
The Mission is a welcoming community and MEDA is proud to be a part of it.
cell: (415) 632-6339
The Mission is the heart of San Francisco and MEDA puts its hearts (and minds) into its work.
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 140
The Mission is a tight-knit community, and so is the staff at MEDA.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 118
I love MEDA’s comprehensive approach to community development, and I love Taqueria Cancun.
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 103
The Mission makes me feel right at home, as does MEDA.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 147
The Mission and MEDA both feel like home.
Mission Promise Neighborhood
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 155
The Mission is the liveliest part of San Francisco. MEDA’s mission is to keep the neighborhood inclusive.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 109
I really enjoy meeting children and families in the Mission and talking with them about their aspirations. I love the people that work at MEDA.
cell: (415) 316-7249
I love that the Mission District truly is a community and that MEDA is preserving it for everyone, regardless of their race, income or spoken language.
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 125
I love the vibrancy of the Mission District and that MEDA is in the center of it all.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 142
I love the educators and families of the Mission, and MEDA’s commitment to supporting our students through them.
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 149
cell: (415) 316-7400
I love to greet Mission community members. I love that my fellow staff members have passion for their work.
cell: (415) 767-8059
I love that the Mission remains a strong Latino community and that MEDA is playing a part in that.
cell: (415) 316-7407
The Mission is the heart of the City, and MEDA’s staff puts hearts into their work.
cell: (415) 513-9755
I like helping families like mine in the Mission, and MEDA makes that possible.
cell: (415) 746-0323
MEDA is driven to work for the Mission Promise Neighborhood community, and I love that I am part of a team that empowers families to succeed.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 156
The Mission and MEDA have great community spirit.
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 134
The Mission is home to great families looking for a better life.
Workforce Development / Digital Opportunity Center
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 161
The Mission is full of life and MEDA helps create good jobs for residents.
Contact: email@example.com, ext. 162
I love the Mission’s beautiful architecture. I love that MEDA lets me use my skills to be a job coach and help raise up community residents.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 163
I love that MEDA’s approach to the Mission’s development is comprehensive and helps build social, human and financial capital.
General Information or to Sign Up for MEDA’s Free Programs
Mario Chavarria: (415) 282-3334 ext. 101; email@example.com
Questions About MEDA’s Free Programs? We’re here for you!
Financial Capability: firstname.lastname@example.org
Business Development: email@example.com
Free Tax Preparation: firstname.lastname@example.org
Workforce Development: email@example.com
Digital Opportunity Center/Centro de Oportunidad Digital: firstname.lastname@example.org
Housing Opportunities: email@example.com
Donations to MEDA: firstname.lastname@example.org
Marketing Department: email@example.com
Community Loan Fund: firstname.lastname@example.org