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Second Fire at Mission and 22nd Streets Structure Showcases Danger

Roberto Hernandez Our Mission, NO Eviction latinzoneprod@aol.com J. Scott Weaver San Francisco Tenants Union jscottweaver@aol.com Gabriel Medina Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) gmedina@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar. 14, 2016 Second Fire at Mission and 22nd Streets Structure Showcases Danger Community demands immediate plan for reconstruction or sale of building San Francisco, Calif. — After a second fire…

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Community Opposes Order in Place to Raze Mission and 22nd Streets Structure

Roberto Hernandez Our Mission, NO Eviction latinzoneprod@aol.com J. Scott Weaver San Francisco Tenants Union jscottweaver@aol.com Gabriel Medina Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) gmedina@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 22, 2016 Order in Place to Raze Mission and 22nd Streets Structure Community demands protection of 58 tenants’ right of return San Francisco, Calif. — The Mission community…

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Joint Statement of MEDA and CCDC on the Adoption of a Citywide District Preference for Affordable Housing

November 20, 2015 Joint Statement of MEDA and CCDC on the Adoption of a Citywide District Preference for Affordable Housing On November 17th, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to approve a proposal to fundamentally change how affordable housing will be made available to its low-income residents. The policy would create a so-called “neighborhood…

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Community Organizations Call for Delay in Vote on Sweeping, New Preferential Access Policy for Affordable Housing

Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2015 Community Organizations Call for Delay in Vote on Sweeping, New Preferential Access Policy for Affordable Housing Little-Known Proposal Warrants Extension of Period for Public Comment San Francisco, CA – Today at 10am at Room 278 of City Hall, organizations representing neighborhoods…

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MEDA and Chinatown CDC Awarded 1296 Shotwell Street 100-Percent Affordable Housing Development


Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2015 MEDA and Chinatown CDC Awarded 1296 Shotwell Street 100-Percent Affordable Housing Development 96-Unit Development for Senior Living to Further Stabilize San Francisco’s Mission District San Francisco, CA – The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) has awarded the Mission…

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Mission Neighborhood Stabilization Plan Released by Community

Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2015 Mission Neighborhood Stabilization Plan Released by Community Aims to keep the Mission’s Latino and working-class populations intact via implementation of affordable-housing strategies San Francisco, CA—The Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) has worked with renowned organizations and the community to…

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MEDA and CCDC Awarded 2070 Folsom Affordable-Housing Development

Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 9, 2015 MEDA and CCDC Awarded 2070 Folsom Affordable-Housing Development 101-Unit Development to Stabilize Mission District as a Neighborhood of Promise San Francisco, CA – The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) has awarded the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) and…

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Press Release: Jane Duong Voted MEDA’s New Board President

Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Manager (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2015 Jane Duong Voted MEDA’s New Board President Brings experience working with low-income communities San Francisco, CA — The Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA), providing asset building services for low- to moderate-income residents for over four decades, has announced that Jane…

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Press Release: U.S. Bank’s Mission Branch and MEDA to Host Event for Mission Fire Business Fund: Unite and Restore

Teri Charest, Vice President, Corporate Communications U.S. Bancorp (612) 303-0731 teri.charest@usbank.com Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Specialist (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2015 U.S. Bank’s Mission Branch and MEDA to Host Event for Mission Fire Business Fund: Unite and Restore Aim to garner community donations for victims of recent fire…

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Press Release: Education on Street Safety the Goal of Mission Promise Neighborhood DPH/SFMTA Grant

Christopher Gil, Senior Content Marketing Specialist (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2015 Education on Street Safety the Goal of Mission Promise Neighborhood Grant Sense of urgency after recent accidents in Mission neighborhood San Francisco, CA –The Mission Promise Neighborhood (MPN) has announced its receipt of a grant to foster street safety for Mission District…

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