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Mission Education Forum Gets Families Ready for Upcoming School Year

With an eye toward the exciting start of school, 110 families attended Mission Promise Neighborhood’s third annual Education Forum at the Mission Campus of City College on July 29. The theme was ”Putting Success in a Backpack,” but the event offered so much more. MEDA is the lead agency of the Mission Promise Neighborhood education…

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InDay Scavenger Hunt Brings LinkedIn Employees to MEDA’s Plaza Adelante

Pokémon Go has taken off, with its popularity reaching a fevered pitch when it debuted in Japan on Wednesday. The growth of this location-based, augmented-reality mobile game shows no sign of letting up. With Friday being InDay for LinkedIn employees, they chose to forego this trend and do it old style via a scavenger hunt, also…

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Thousands Attend Jam-Packed 3-in-1 “Back to School Event” in Mission

A sweet eight-year-old approached a volunteer from Target, the awaiting youngster being handed the first of 2,000 free backpacks the company had generously donated to Mission District schoolchildren. The child’s face was aglow as she rifled through the supplies in the backpack–her backpack. “Gracias. Thank you,” the grateful child sheepishly stated, cognizant that she was…

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Cha Cha Cha to Host “Mission Backpack Giveaway Fundraiser & Happy Hour” July 29th

You wouldn’t think seafood paella and backpacks have much in common, right? Well, it’s time to think again! On Tuesday, July 29th, from 5:30pm to 9pm, renowned San Francisco eatery Cha Cha Cha is hosting a “Mission Backpack Giveaway Fundraiser & Happy Hour.” The Mission District restaurant has generously offered to donate a portion of…

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