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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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