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Rooted in San Francisco’s Mission District, MEDA is advancing a national equity movement by building Latino prosperity, community ownership and civic power.

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Free workshops and coaching as you get ready to buy your first home or prepare to rent a below-market-rate (BMR) apartment.


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Can’t get a loan at a traditional bank? Start or grow your small business with a Fondo Adelante low-interest loan from MEDA.

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Mock interviews. Help with your resume. Making connections. We offer free training and coaching so you can land a good job.


FREE training program for IT support careers.

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A free four-week banking professional training program.

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MEDA is the lead agency for Mission Promise Neighborhood — a community of 15+ partners that connects families to free services in the Mission.

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Financial Literacy Month: 6 Financial Advice Tips to have a Better Relationship with Your Money

  • On: March 24, 2023
  • By: jmesa

In 2003, The United States Senate passed a resolution officially designating April as Financial Literacy Month. It is now formally recognize ...


California Promise Neighborhood Network Gathers in San Francisco for Inspiring Future Building Convening

  • On: March 20, 2023
  • By: jmesa

Mission Promise Neighborhood hosted the California Promise Neighborhood Network (CPNN) at our home in the Mission District of San Francisco, ...


Mission Promise Neighborhood: A Decade of Promises Kept

  • On: February 28, 2023
  • By: jmesa

Mission Promise Neighborhood provides a network of support services to help families achieve economic stability and gives them the tools to ...

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