Our Mission
for the Mission

Rooted in the Mission and focused on San Francisco, MEDA’s mission is to strengthen low-and moderate-income Latino families by promoting economic equity and social justice through asset building and community development.

 

MEDA’S FREE Programs Will Strengthen Your Family

¡Bienvenidos! This orientation is your first step to becoming a MEDA client — and strengthening your family.

Welcome
Orientation

Affordable housing is for ALL San Franciscans. We’ve produced or preserved ~1,200 affordable units so far.

Community
Real Estate

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

Housing
Opportunities

It’s time to decrease debt, increase income and savings, and better your credit. MEDA can coach you — for free.

Financial
Capability

Why pay to have your taxes prepared? Maximize your refund or get an ITIN — for free.

Free Tax
Preparation

Free workshops and one-on-one coaching to start or expand your small business.

Business
Development

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

Community
Loan Fund

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

Workforce
Development

Free job training to become a San Francisco administration professional in just five weeks.

Mission
Admins

Free job training that’s putting those 18 and up on the path to a career — and creating a pipeline for diversity in tech.

Mission
Techies

Stop by and use MEDA’s computer lab for free.

Digital Opportunity
Center

MEDA is the lead agency for Mission Promise Neighborhood — a community of 20+ partners that connects families to free services in the Mission.

Mission Promise
Neighborhood

 

The latest news from San Francisco’s Mission District

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Collectively Turning the Tide of Displacement in San Francisco’s Mission District

  • On: December 6, 2018
  • By: cgil

The scale and speed of displacement often combine to become what seems to be an unstoppable wave, with an inevitable outcome. When you mix s ...

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MEDA Kicks Off Statewide Training & Capacity Building Series in Fresno: “Adelante: Moving California Families Forward with Financial Capability”

  • On: December 3, 2018
  • By: cgil

Wealth = power. Power = wealth. The above equations are at the core of MEDA’s philosophy in sharing its integrated Financial Capability mo ...

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MEDA Helping Mission Small Businesses Thrive: SF ArtWork

  • On: November 21, 2018
  • By: cgil

MEDA’s Strategic Plan 2017-2020 re-envisions its work via five measurable results to be achieved for the San Francisco Mission Di ...

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I am so grateful to MEDA. I am positive about my family’s future once again.”
Saul Chavez, Owner, El Gran Taco Loco