Statements Archives

MEDA Supports Supreme Court Decision Guaranteeing Fairness of Employment Opportunities for LGBTQIA+ Community Members

MEDA was pleased to see on June 15 that the Supreme Court moved LGBTQIA+ rights another huge step forward.  The court’s majority opinion asserted that the 1964 Civil Rights Act’s prohibition on sex discrimination in employment also banned bias based on sexual orientation or gender identity.  With this ruling, millions of LGBTQIA+ Americans have been…

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MEDA Reaffirms Support of Dreamers, Backs Supreme Court Decision that President Trump Wrongly Ended the Program

At MEDA, we have had the privilege to work alongside amazing young Dreamers who are an integral part of the bright future of our community — and the nation. Our organization has long taken proactive steps to ensure these talented Latinx community members still have a chance to attain the American Dream.  That is why…

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MEDA Reconfirms Alliance with Black Lives Matter, Denounces the Unconscionable Police Murder of George Floyd

Our hearts were heavy as George Floyd was eulogized this week. His murder at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer is still difficult to process 11 days after the video began circulating worldwide. The only answer as to why this happened is a culture of police brutality combined with the viral plague of white…

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MEDA Statement on the Passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Mission Economic Development Agency was saddened and shocked to hear the news of the sudden death of San Francisco’s 43rd mayor, Ed Lee, early this morning. Mayor Lee was the first Asian American mayor of San Francisco — a milestone in the City’s political history. Our organization forged an integral relationship with Mayor Lee over…

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Statement of Unwavering Support for Latino Immigrant Community

Christopher Gil Senior Content Marketing Manager Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 10, 2016 Statement of Unwavering Support for Latino Immigrant Community MEDA vows to always stand up for its immigrant families San Francisco, Calif. — For over four decades, MEDA has been a nonprofit at the vanguard of…

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