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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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Driving broadband adoption in the Latino community

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information Anna M. Gomez highlighted the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) and the important work of providing access to technology to the Latino community. Click here to visit link. July 06, 2012 by Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information Anna M. Gomez I recently had the opportunity to…

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