COVID-19 Archives

Mission Promise Neighborhood Pivots to Best Support the Latino Immigrant Community During COVID-19 Crisis

by Director, Mission Promise Neighborhood Richard Raya Like other Promise Neighborhoods, our work has escalated due to COVID-19, but we’ve built the community infrastructure to meet this moment. The challenge and the pivot Latinos make up 80% of COVID-19 hospitalizations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, and 25% of all cases in San Francisco, despite…

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Mission Families Relief Fund: Rapid Deployment of $100K for Mission Community Members Economically Impacted by COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis presented unprecedented challenges for the Latino immigrant community of San Francisco’s Mission District. MEDA was cognizant that a quick pivot and innovative solutions were urgently needed, plus that we could leverage our 47 years of trust built in the community and with our supporters. The need One immediate need was to find…

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Alerta Comunitaria: Prueba Gratuita de COVID-19 en la Mission del 25 al 28 de Abril

(English blog follows Spanish advisory) Estimada comunidad de la Mission: ¿Sabía Ud. que las personas de la comunidad Latina que viven en la zona del distrito de la Mission han sido sumamente afectadas por el virus del COVID-19? Comenzando HOY, Ud. puede registrarse aquí para obtener una prueba gratuita para todas las personas mayores de…

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