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Mission Community Holds Press Conference at City Hall, Demands Fairness for Latinos in FY17-18 Budget

The San Francisco Latino Parity and Equity Coalition, a group of 25 community-based organizations, has worked for a year to document the most-pressing needs facing Latino families in five neighborhoods. The findings from the work of the Coalition were included in a detailed report and submitted to the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development….

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MEDA Joins Thousands for “Día Sin Inmigrantes” May Day March in San Francisco

Chanting “Sí, se puede” and “No Wall,” several thousand Bay Area residents rallied this May Day at Justin Herman Plaza and then marched down San Francisco’s Market Street to City Hall, making their voices heard as a way to show solidarity and support for workers across the globe. That includes the immigrants who have long…

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Election 2016: Vote “Yes” on Prop N, the Immigrant Parent Right to Vote

Photo credit: Noris Chavarría, MEDA Imagine having no say in your child’s education. Well, that’s the unfortunate case for the one-third of San Francisco parents who are non-citizens. San Francisco has long been a city of immigrants. While they come from different places, the desire for a better life for one’s children is a common…

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The (Legal) Case for Fair Housing in San Francisco

A look today on real estate site Zillow showcased a dire picture for anyone looking to move to San Francisco’s Mission District. Median rent: $4,794. Median home price: $1.22 million. Zillow describes the market in the 94110 ZIP code as “very hot.” It’s even worse for vulnerable residents at risk of displacement. Artists. Working-class folks….

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Mission Community Takes BIG Next Step in Standing up to Luxury-Housing Tidal Wave

Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2015 Mission Community Takes BIG Next Step in Standing up to Luxury-Housing Tidal Wave Broad-based coalition qualifies moratorium, now has chance for real community-stabilization plan San Francisco, CA – The City of San Francisco Department of Elections today verified the…

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