b'Fondo Adelante a legacy of .MEDAs Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), Fondo Adelante, provides integrated business development technical assistance, 1:1 coaching and lending to our small business community.Fondo Adelante launched its new, innovative Racial Equity Lens (REL) loan product with the California Small Business Coalition for Racial Justice. REL provides more flexible underwriting criteria and equitable loan prod-ucts for minority-owned small businesses that would not qualify through traditional banks and otherwise turn to high-interest credit cards and predatory lending. Since June 2020 alone, the revenues of all businesses that have funded loans with MEDA exceeds $101 mil-liona testament to the hard work and dedication of small business owners to keep the Mission Commercial Corridor resilient and thriving.8'