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 Can Strengthen Your Family

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


Affordable housing is for ALL San Franciscans. We’ve produced or preserved 1,000+ units so far.

Real Estate

Free workshops and coaching as you get ready to buy your first home, stop foreclosure 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 grow your small business.


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

Loan Fund

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


Free job training that’s putting those 17 and up on the path to an IT career — and creating a pipeline for diversity in tech.


Learn how to use a computer, whether you are at a basic or intermediate level. Or just stop by and use our computer lab for free.

Digital Opportunity

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


Read the latest news from San Francisco’s Mission District


Determination Equals a Family Being Formed, Then Strengthened via Collective Impact

  • On: December 11, 2017
  • By: cgil

Immigrating together can definitely form a strong bond. Such was the case for Yeimy Moreno and Orlin Salazar, who separately decided to leav ...


Shop Locally in the Mission at Plaza Adelante’s El Mercadito on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25

  • On: November 22, 2017
  • By: cgil

When this Saturday rolls around, you’ll probably still be stuffed from that Thanksgiving meal. If you were brave enough to head out on Bla ...


Skating Artist Reggie Dickerson on a Roll this Thanksgiving at His New BMR Apartment in The Duboce

  • On: November 21, 2017
  • By: cgil

“It was heaven on earth.” That’s how Reggie Dickerson (photo, left) describes growing up in San Francisco’s tight-knit Fillmore comm ...

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