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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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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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