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MEDA March 2016 Volunteer of the Month: Kurtis Nusbaum

Each month, the Mission Economic Development Agency honors one of its dedicated volunteers — the people who are an integral part of MEDA’s ability to provide free services to low- and moderate-income Bay Area residents. Thanks to all of the selfless MEDA volunteers who choose Plaza Adelante as their second home.  Name: Kurtis Nusbaum (photo, left) Program: Workforce Development — Mission Techies Why did…

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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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“National Volunteer Week”: Giving Thanks to Those Who Give Back

April 12th to 18th is celebrated as “National Volunteer Week,” organized by the Points of Light foundation. Every day the smiles of MEDA’s amazing volunteers light up the lives of the over 6,100 clients served annually at Plaza Adelante, the Mission neighborhood center. MEDA’s volunteer program launched in 2014. The numbers tell the story: 107 ongoing volunteers…

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MEDA February 2015 Volunteer of the Month: Sarah Zadova

Each month, the Mission Economic Development Agency honors one of its dedicated volunteers—the people who are an integral part of MEDA’s ability to provide free services to low- and moderate-income Bay Area residents. Thanks to all of the selfless MEDA volunteers who choose Plaza Adelante as their second home.  Name: Sarah Zadova Program: Free Tax Preparation Program…

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In My Own Words: Tax Volunteer Courtney Loechl

Volunteers are an integral part of MEDA’s ability to provide free services to low- and moderate-income Bay Area residents. Thanks to all of the selfless MEDA volunteers who choose Plaza Adelante as their second home. Here is the experience of one of our Taxes Plus: Go Further with MEDA! volunteers . . . Looking to join a great cause,…

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In Their Own Words: CHEFS Graduate Gets Job with Help from MEDA

My experience with the Mission Economic Development Agency has been wonderful. Having been a CHEFS (Conquering Homelessness through Employment in Foodservice) graduate, finding stable and positive work afterwards can be challenging. In an ever-evolving workforce, the need for compassionate job developers helps aid in the often long and difficult process of the job search. Orrian Willis and the rest of the…

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MEDA December 2014 Volunteer of the Month: Liat Samuel

Each month, the Mission Economic Development Agency honors one of its dedicated volunteers—the people who are an integral part of MEDA’s ability to provide free services to low- and moderate-income Bay Area residents. Thanks to all of the selfless MEDA volunteers who choose Plaza Adelante as their second home.  Name: Liat Samuel Program: Homeownership Why did you…

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Fair Housing – Know Your Rights

You have a right to equal opportunity in the rental, purchase, financing and insuring of homes. Housing discrimination is the denial of equal opportunity in the rental, purchase, financing and insuring of homes because of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, familial status or handicap. If you think you have been the victim of discrimination, report…

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