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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

­­ 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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Community Organizations Call for Delay in Vote on Sweeping, New Preferential Access Policy for Affordable Housing

Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2015 Community Organizations Call for Delay in Vote on Sweeping, New Preferential Access Policy for Affordable Housing Little-Known Proposal Warrants Extension of Period for Public Comment San Francisco, CA – Today at 10am at Room 278 of City Hall, organizations representing neighborhoods…

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MEDA and Chinatown CDC Awarded 1296 Shotwell Street 100-Percent Affordable Housing Development


Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2015 MEDA and Chinatown CDC Awarded 1296 Shotwell Street 100-Percent Affordable Housing Development 96-Unit Development for Senior Living to Further Stabilize San Francisco’s Mission District San Francisco, CA – The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) has awarded the Mission…

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Mission Neighborhood Stabilization Plan Released by Community

Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2015 Mission Neighborhood Stabilization Plan Released by Community Aims to keep the Mission’s Latino and working-class populations intact via implementation of affordable-housing strategies San Francisco, CA—The Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) has worked with renowned organizations and the community to…

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