Mission District San Francisco Blog

La Temporada de Impuestos está Aquí

(English version follows Spanish) por Director of Asset Building Programs Lucy Arellano con Integrated Services Manager Ernesto Martinez La mayoría de nosotros debemos presentar nuestros impuestos, para el año tributario 2017, antes del 17 de Abril de 2018. Debido a todos los ataques políticos hechos especialmente a nuestra comunidad y los cambios en el código…

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Mission Interim Controls Granted, Part of Plan to Stabilize Mission Street and Mission Neighborhood

MEDA’s recently expanded Policy and Advocacy team is working hand-in-hand with community partners and the District Supervisor’s office to stem the displacement of Latinx residents and family-serving businesses in San Francisco’s Mission District. Since the year 2000, there have been 8,000 Latinos displaced — that’s over 25 percent of our community. Concurrently, myriad small, immigrant-owned…

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Julia’s Alterations Part of the Fabric of San Francisco’s Mission Street

MEDA is helping family-serving businesses thrive along the Mission Street commercial corridor via a combination of technical assistance, one-on-one coaching, access to capital and policy work. Following is an interview with one such small-business owner. Owner: Julia Minas Business: Julia’s Alterations Address: 2689 Mission St. Type: Services Product: Alterations What gave you your idea to start your business? I applied to…

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Richard Raya Takes the Helm as Director of San Francisco’s Mission Promise Neighborhood

Christopher Gil Senior Content Marketing Manager Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 10, 2018 Richard Raya Takes the Helm as Director of San Francisco’s Mission Promise Neighborhood Will leverage years of experience in related fields to showcase results for families and students San Francisco, Calif. — The Mission…

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MEDA Receives PayPal Grant for MEDAPulse App

Christopher Gil Senior Content Marketing Manager Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 8, 2018 MEDA Receives PayPal Grant for MEDAPulse App Funds to complete design and launch financial-services mobile app in 2018  San Francisco, Calif. — Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA), an organization committed to strengthening low- and…

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Hoy es el día: ¡Hable ahora sobre sus inquietudes sobre la vivienda!

(English version follows) Cinco razones para tomar la encuesta en internet de la ciudad de San Francisco La Ciudad de San Francisco tiene una pregunta muy importante para usted: ¿Se están cumpliendo sus necesidades de vivienda? Esta es su oportunidad de hablar y ser contado. Tener vivienda de calidad que sea estable y económica es…

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MEDA Purchases 2093 Mission St., Continuing Strategy of Anchoring Mission Street Corners

Christopher Gil Senior Content Marketing Manager Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 4, 2018 MEDA Purchases 2093 Mission St., Continuing Strategy of Anchoring Mission Street Corners Vital work to keep the Mission Street corridor a place for families to live, work and shop San Francisco, Calif. — The…

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With 2205 Mission St. Purchase, MEDA Announces Innovative and Collaborative Approach to Land Use in the Historic Mission District

Christopher Gil Senior Content Marketing Manager Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 3, 2018 MEDA Announces Innovative and Collaborative Approach to Land Use in the Historic Mission District 2205 Mission St. purchase offers 48 affordable homes, early learning center and cultural placekeeping for the Mission San Francisco,…

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Free Books, Santa Photo Ops and a Resource Fair at Mission Holiday Book Giveaway

With the collective goal of fostering reading at home, the Mission Promise Neighborhood held its “Third Annual Holiday Book Giveaway” on Dec. 15. The venue was Plaza Adelante, MEDA’s neighborhood center. (MEDA is the lead agency of this education initiative.) Mission kids donning holiday attire — ranging from colorful sweaters to Santa hats — chose…

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MEDA Statement on the Passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Mission Economic Development Agency was saddened and shocked to hear the news of the sudden death of San Francisco’s 43rd mayor, Ed Lee, early this morning. Mayor Lee was the first Asian American mayor of San Francisco — a milestone in the City’s political history. Our organization forged an integral relationship with Mayor Lee over…

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