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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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Why I Give Wednesday: MEDA Workforce Development Program Manager Orrian Willis

To celebrate this season of giving and thankfulness, every Wednesday we will showcase staff, Board members, volunteers and clients telling what this Mission District, San Francisco nonprofit brings to their lives. After graduating from college a little over five years ago, I applied to a number of jobs. Like many recent college graduates, I was confused and anxious…

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Why I Give Wednesday: MEDA Education Manager Laura Andersen

To celebrate this season of giving and thankfulness, every Wednesday we will showcase staff, Board members, volunteers and clients telling what this Mission District, San Francisco nonprofit brings to their lives. The first week of kindergarten, Mateo nodded off daily after lunch. The next week, determined to be entertaining, I planned more animated read-alouds with student involvement, but…

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Why I Give Wednesday: MEDA Development Officer Alberto Galindo

To celebrate this season of giving and thankfulness, every Wednesday we will showcase staff, Board members, volunteers and clients telling what this Mission District, San Francisco nonprofit brings to their lives. As Thanksgiving approaches, I find myself reflecting on the many blessings in my life — both professional and personal. Professionally, I’m thankful that I work with colleagues…

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MEDA’s New Director of Asset Building Programs, Lucy Arellano, on Her Vision for the Mission Community

For over four decades, MEDA has been providing free asset building services to a low- and moderate-income, primarily Latino clientele in San Francisco’s Mission District. With programs running the gamut from financial capability to housing opportunities and free tax preparation to small-business and workforce development, MEDA was proud to be able to serve over 6,300…

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MEDA’s Juan Diego Castro Chosen for National Fellowship Program

Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2015 MEDA’s Juan Diego Castro Chosen for National Fellowship Program Colegio Fellowship Aims for Latinos to be Strong Leaders in their Fields San Francisco, CA—The National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB) announced today that Mission Economic Development Agency’s Housing Opportunities Manager…

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Director, Mission Promise Neighborhood Raquel Donoso on Her Vision for the Community

In December 2012, MEDA worked with city agencies and 26 neighborhood partners to be the honored recipient of a $30-million federal Department of Education grant to replicate New York’s successful Harlem Children’s Zone in the Mission District of San Francisco. The goal of the Mission Promise Neighborhood (MPN) is to guide students on a cradle-to-college-to-career…

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Making Tech His Mission in the Mission

MEDA’s Richard Abisla Named “2014 Broadband Champion” MEDA is proud to announce that the renowned California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) has named our Technology Manager, Richard Abisla, a “2014 Broadband Champion.” Richard is being recognized for his hard work to close the growing digital divide. The champions were selected by CETF in consultation with dozens…

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