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CFSI Awards MEDA $300,000 to Promote Financial Capability

CFSI’s Grant Fund Supports Eight Innovative Nonprofit-led Programs Designed to Help Americans Improve Their Financial Lives San Francisco, CA, April 24, 2013—– The Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) awarded the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) $300,000 through the Financial Capability Innovation Fund II (FCIF II). MEDA is one of eight grantees CFSIA awarded grants…

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Girls 7 – 17 Learn to Build A Webpage in a Day!

Black Girls CODE’s is proud to partner with Latino Startup Alliance (LSA) and MEDA to offer our compelling Build a Webpage in a Day class in Spanish! This workshop will teach participants to build their own unique webpage in one day using fun games and activities to introduce HTML, CSS, and basic web structure. All…

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Noticias de MEDA 2013 is Here!

U.S. Department Of Education Awards 2012 $30M Promise Neighborhoods Grant SOn December 21, 2012, the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement announced that the Mission Promise Neighborhood was selected to receive a five-year, $30 million Promise Neighborhoods implementation grant, one of the highest amounts granted of only six other selected communities in the…

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NALCAB’s 8th Annual National Conference

NALCAB’s 8th Annual National Conference: Developing Opportunity,  Excellence, Entrepreneurship Join over 200 executive level asset-building practitioners, public policy makers and funder at NALCAB—National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders’ 8th annual national conference in Charlotte, NC, April 15-17, 2013. This year’s theme is Abriendo Puertas Al Sueño Americano: Developing Opportunity, Excellence, and Entrepreneurship. The conference is made possible…

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Lead Free Hosted Breakfast Launch Event

Wednesday, February 2013, San Francisco, CA – MEDA, a community-based economic development corporation located in San Francisco’s Mission District, hosted a breakfast launch event to introduce Lead Free LLC to city officials, real estate and construction professionals, and community members. Lead Free will serve the community by providing lead testing and lead cleaning, post-construction detailing, EPA…

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February 4 – 10 Declared Financial Aid Awareness Week

“Financial Aid Awareness Week” Launched by SF Supervisors in Press Conference at John O’Connell High School With college tuition rising higher every year, lack of financial aid is a major barrier for low-income students who want to receive a college education. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors have taken action and declared February 4-10 “Financial…

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Help the Victims of the Mission District Fire

On December 29, 2012 a 3 alarm fire destroyed 5 buildings and more than 44 residents were displaced. MEDA is working with several of our community partners including Dolores Street Community Services and Causa Justa/Just Cause to ensure that the tenants get the necessary resources. Donate to the Fire Victim’s Relief Fund today to help…

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Mission Promise Neighborhood Gets $30M Grant

MAYOR LEE ANNOUNCES SAN FRANCISCO AWARDED U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 2012 PROMISE NEIGHBORHOODS GRANT  Five-Year, $30 Million Grant to Mission Economic Development Agency, San Francisco Unified School District & City to Improve Education in Mission Neighborhood December 21, 2012, San Francisco, CA — Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Superintendent Richard Carranza today announced that the U.S….

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Meda Joins With Hud And The National Fair Housing Alliance to Fight Housing Discrimination

MEDA is joining The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) to bring awareness to individuals and families on how to recognize and report discrimination in housing because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, familial status and disability, including discrimination in mortgage lending because of issues…

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Free Family Portrait

San Francisco, December 1, 2012– The Mission Economic Development Agency is joining with Help Portrait and Heat Advertising Agency to offer families a free professional portrait on Saturday, December 8, 2012. 20 volunteers including professional photographers will be on hand give back to the community by helping low-and-middle families who wouldn’t necessarily have access or…

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