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MLK Worked Toward Civil Rights for all Communities of Color

Photo: MEDA’s Andrea Gomez holds an inspirational MLK quote. The late Martin Luther King Jr.’s values were consistent with MEDA’s five core values, especially that of fairness and equity, which the organization defines as follows: We value equity and fairness in how we work together, in our relations with our community and in the society…

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501(c)(3) Organizations: Don’t Leave Your Advocacy Power on the Table, Make the Most of the Options Available to You

by Director of Policy & Advocacy Norma Paz García Based on the results of recent UnidosUS surveys of its affiliates, we know that members see a strong need for advocacy — and the need to develop stronger accountability with elected officials. We also know that less than two percent of UnidosUS members have an affiliated…

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The 10 Best Quotes from Civil Rights Leader Cesar Chavez

MEDA is intricately tied to Cesar Chavez. The mission of MEDA emulates that of the great leader, plus Plaza Adelante is just a few blocks from the Mission District’s Cesar Chavez Street, Also, one of the Mission Promise Neighborhood schools is aptly named Cesar Chavez Elementary. As we take time out today to celebrate the life of…

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I Left My I.P.O. in San Francisco

by Chief Executive Officer Luis Granados A recent New York Times article told of the anticipated I.P.O.s of major tech companies equating to “hundreds of billions” of dollars potentially flooding into our densely populated city. That’s over $2 billion for each of our 49 square miles. If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the past…

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MEDA’s Celina Castro-Saelao and Lucia Obregon Chosen for NALCAB Colegio Fellowships

Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 15, 2019 MEDA’s Celina Castro-Saelao and Lucia Obregon Chosen for NALCAB Colegio Fellowships Program fosters next generation of Latino leaders San Francisco — The National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB) just…

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