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MEDA in the News: Deadline Approaches for Homeowners

The New America Media recently reported on homeowners affected by the foreclosure crisis being eligible for an independent review of their cases through The Independent Foreclosure Review. Homeownership Lead Cheyenne Martinez-Boyette is featured in article. Read article below or click here to go directly to page.  ———————————————————————————————————- New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Nov 29, 2012 Well…

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Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway by Mayor Ed Lee

To mark the 2012 Thanksgiving holiday, Mayor Ed Lee and the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) will gave away 100 turkeys to low-income Latino families in San Francisco. During the season of giving and celebrating things we are thankful for, it’s important to remember that many San Francisco families are struggling every day to simply…

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Latino TechNet in the News

The Del Norte Prospector, CO recently featured Latino Tech-net center The Monte Vista Computer Empowerment Center in an article about their state of the art computers available to the computer. Read article below or click here to go directly to page.  Window to the world opens here Posted: Friday, Oct 26th, 2012 MONTE VISTA — Located in the heart…

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MEDA Celebrates 39 Years of Economic Justice

¡Viva MEDA!, our 39th Anniversary Celebration was a huge success, with over 200 friends, family, community members, supporters, and government officials present to celebrate our honorees as well as MEDA’s impactful work. It was a great opportunity to bring our message of economic justice across to many people who will be important in supporting our…

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Technology Bridging the Gap

With the help of Citi, Verizon, and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, MEDA is bridging the gap between technology and best business practices for our low-income Latino small business owners! MEDA recently concluded a client survey to assess the impact of its integration of technology courses and trainings with its services for Latino small…

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Pictures from a Successful Backpack Giveaway

Check out the pictures from Saturday, August 25th Backpack Giveaway Event at Garfield Square. We successful gave out 2,100 backpacks filled with supplies and goodies to San Francisco returning students. There was also a resource fair, bbq and youth activities for the families to enjoy. We would like to thank all our volunteers, the Mayor’s…

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MEDA Tax Report 2012

MEDA would like to thank the tax program volunteers for their hard work and dedication which made MEDA’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program such a great success for the 2012 tax season. $4,574,146 in refunds were given, more than double the amount in 2010 when the program was started. Please see below for specific…

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