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“Co-Creating in Community, With Community” Presentation Delves Into Human-Centered Design Approaches

MEDA’s initial foray into the world of human-centered design was when a grant was won in 2016 to work with IDEO.org, a global design and innovation company. The project was the revamping of MEDA’s financial-coaching package used at the community-based organization’s weekly Welcome Orientations for new clients. Watching IDEO.org’s process definitely offered a fresh perspective….

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Social Impact in Tech: Lessons Learned with LendUp and Other Leaders

Co-authored by: LendUp Social Entrepreneur Amanda Lotz MEDA Housing Opportunities Program Manager Laura Ospina-Jaramillo Last month, LendUp hosted a panel and brainstorm session with tech innovators, social impact changemakers and nonprofit professionals from the San Francisco Bay Area. The evening began with a conversation centered on the intersection of social impact and technology, with panelists…

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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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