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Press Conference Regarding Future of Mission and 22nd Streets Structure

Roberto Hernandez Our Mission, NO Eviction latinzoneprod@aol.com J. Scott Weaver San Francisco Tenants Union jscottweaver@aol.com Gabriel Medina Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) gmedina@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 25, 2016 Press Conference Regarding Future of Mission and 22nd Streets Structure Community demands answers, and the protection of 58 tenants’ right of return San Francisco, Calif. — The Mission…

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Making the Nation, and the Mission, Healthier

A walk down Mission Street this morning revealed plenty of food items available for breakfast, but the healthy options were way fewer than the non-healthy options, which also tend to be costlier. For example, while a soda can be had for a couple of bucks, that nutritious green drink will set you back about eights…

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Press Release: Education on Street Safety the Goal of Mission Promise Neighborhood DPH/SFMTA Grant

Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Specialist (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2015 Education on Street Safety the Goal of Mission Promise Neighborhood Grant Sense of urgency after recent accidents in Mission neighborhood San Francisco, CA –The Mission Promise Neighborhood (MPN) has announced its receipt of a grant to foster street safety for Mission District…

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MEDA/MPN New Pedestrian Education Initiative a Step in the Right Direction

A stroll through the bustling Mission this morning revealed some scary scenes. A pedestrian texted while crossing at Valencia and 24th streets, oblivious to the cars turning in his direction. A few places north, a bicyclist brazenly weaved in and out of traffic. Over on Mission and 19th, a car sped up, barely make it through…

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MEDA’s Avni Desai Helps San Francisco Stay Ahead of the Pack

While it’s a long way from the South Bronx in New York City to South-Central Los Angeles, the landscape of the main commercial strip of any underserved American community showcases a common feature: billboards of happy-looking people of color smoking the popular cigarettes of the day. Citizens need not venture far to transform this message…

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