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MEDA Executive Director Luis Granados Joins Board of UnidosUS

Christopher Gil Senior Content Marketing Manager Mission Economic Development Agency (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1, 2017 MEDA Executive Director Luis Granados Joins Board of UnidosUS Organization is at forefront of advocating for Latino communities nationwide San Francisco, Calif. — MEDA Executive Director Luis Granados has joined the Board of Directors of UnidosUS,…

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San Francisco Foundation Selects MEDA’s Dairo Romero as Koshland Fellow

Christopher Gil Senior Content Marketing Manager Mission Economic Development Agency (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2017 San Francisco Foundation Selects MEDA’s Dairo Romero as Koshland Fellow Prestigious honor aims to foster leadership qualities San Francisco, Calif. — The San Francisco Foundation has announced that Community Planning Manager Dairo Romero of the Mission…

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Press Release: Latinos Fight for Fair Budget Allocations for Community in Crisis

Christopher Gil Senior Content Marketing Manager Mission Economic Development Agency (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 26, 2017 Latinos Fight for Fair Budget Allocations for Community in Crisis Press Conference: Tuesday, May 30, 10 a.m. Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett steps of City Hall San Francisco, Calif. — While San Francisco has recently benefited from…

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Homelessness-Themed Art Installed at Future Site of MEDA’s Affordable Housing at 1990 Folsom

Christopher Gil Senior Content Marketing Manager Mission Economic Development Agency (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2017 Homelessness-Themed Art Installed at Future Site of MEDA’s Affordable Housing at 1990 Folsom Art to call attention to San Franciscans most in need San Francisco, Calif. — Renowned artist Brian Singer today installed his mural, “Home Street…

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Adelante Fund Marks Milestone of $1 Million in Small-Business Loans

Christopher Gil Senior Content Marketing Manager Mission Economic Development Agency (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 27, 2017 Adelante Fund Marks Milestone of $1 Million in Small-Business Loans MEDA providing loans primarily to immigrants denied access to capital by traditional lenders San Francisco, Calif. — The Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) has reached a…

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MEDA’s Jillian Spindle Promoted to COO, Tse Ming Tam New Director of Development

Christopher Gil Senior Content Marketing Manager Mission Economic Development Agency (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 3, 2016 MEDA’s Jillian Spindle Promoted to COO, Tse Ming Tam New Director of Development Means for nonprofit to continue to invest in people’s lives and rebuild Mission community San Francisco, Calif. — The Mission Economic Development Agency…

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MEDA Saves Founding Precita Eyes Mural Arts Center Via Small Sites Program

­­ Christopher Gil Senior Content Marketing Manager Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2016 MEDA Saves Founding Precita Eyes Mural Arts Center Community support made MEDA purchase possible, with nonprofit and tenants saved San Francisco, Calif. — After many months of effort, the Mission Economic Development Agency…

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Second Fire at Mission and 22nd Streets Structure Showcases Danger

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 Mar. 14, 2016 Second Fire at Mission and 22nd Streets Structure Showcases Danger Community demands immediate plan for reconstruction or sale of building San Francisco, Calif. — After a second fire…

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Community Opposes Order in Place to Raze 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. 22, 2016 Order in Place to Raze Mission and 22nd Streets Structure Community demands protection of 58 tenants’ right of return San Francisco, Calif. — The Mission community…

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Joint Statement of MEDA and CCDC on the Adoption of a Citywide District Preference for Affordable Housing

November 20, 2015 Joint Statement of MEDA and CCDC on the Adoption of a Citywide District Preference for Affordable Housing On November 17th, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to approve a proposal to fundamentally change how affordable housing will be made available to its low-income residents. The policy would create a so-called “neighborhood…

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