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Our Mission
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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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MEDA’S FREE Programs Build Latino Family Prosperity

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


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

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.


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


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

Free Tax

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


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

Adelante CDFI

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


Job training to become a San Francisco office administration or financial professional in just seven weeks.


Free job training that’s putting those ages 16 and up on the path to a career — and creating a pipeline for diversity in tech.


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

Get answers to all of your questions about MEDA’s free programs.



The latest news from San Francisco’s Mission District


MEDA Denounces Supreme Court Overturning Roe, Deems Decision an Assault on Women’s Right to Health Care

  • On: June 24, 2022
  • By: cgil

We deem this decision as an affront to one of our North Stars ...


Interview: MEDA Forms Housing Rights Legal Services with Newly Hired Housing Rights Counsel Aristos Kemiji

  • On: June 23, 2022
  • By: cgil

MEDA’s Christopher Gil sat down with Aristos to discuss his vision for this scaled work with the community ...


Vanessa Amaya se gradúa de BAHIP y ahora está preparada para asumir un gran papel con el programa de Small Sites de MEDA

  • On: June 21, 2022
  • By: cgil

"NPH también es bueno en promover esas relaciones” ...

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Veo al futuro con optimismo, con oportunidades de crecer y seguir ayudando a la comunidad.”Fabiola Torres (Read her inspiring story here — bilingual blog)