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MEDA’s Lucia Obregon City Hall Speech: It is Now Legal for Non-Citizens to Vote in San Francisco School Board Elections

Good morning. My name is Lucia Obregon. I am honored to be here to speak on behalf of Mission Economic Development Agency, also known as MEDA. Since 1973, MEDA has worked tirelessly to strengthen low- and moderate-income Latino families by promoting economic equity and social justice through asset building and community development. We are deeply…

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Election 2016: Vote “Yes” on Prop N, the Immigrant Parent Right to Vote

Photo credit: Noris Chavarría, MEDA Imagine having no say in your child’s education. Well, that’s the unfortunate case for the one-third of San Francisco parents who are non-citizens. San Francisco has long been a city of immigrants. While they come from different places, the desire for a better life for one’s children is a common…

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