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MEDA Sharing its Financial Coaching Model in California’s Central Valley

One of the many highlights of a recent MEDA Financial Capability training was lunch at a neighborhood eatery. This “shop within a shop” featured only one item on its menu: Mexican mole prepared daily by the owner herself, just like she used to do in her home state of Oaxaca. This is the way many…

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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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