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MEDA July 2016 Volunteer of the Month: Jassy Grewal

Each month, the Mission Economic Development Agency honors one of its dedicated volunteers — the people who are an integral part of MEDA’s ability to provide free services to low- and moderate-income Bay Area residents. Thanks to all of the selfless MEDA volunteers who choose Plaza Adelante as their second home.  Name: Jassy Grewal Program: Mission Promise Neighborhood (MEDA is the lead…

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InDay Scavenger Hunt Brings LinkedIn Employees to MEDA’s Plaza Adelante

Pokémon Go has taken off, with its popularity reaching a fevered pitch when it debuted in Japan on Wednesday. The growth of this location-based, augmented-reality mobile game shows no sign of letting up. With Friday being InDay for LinkedIn employees, they chose to forego this trend and do it old style via a scavenger hunt, also…

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MEDA June 2016 Volunteer of the Month: Misaki Murai

Each month, the Mission Economic Development Agency honors one of its dedicated volunteers — the people who are an integral part of MEDA’s ability to provide free services to low- and moderate-income Bay Area residents. Thanks to all of the selfless MEDA volunteers who choose Plaza Adelante as their second home.  Name: Misaki Murai Program: Workforce Development Why did…

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MEDA May 2016 Volunteer of the Month: Diamond Linan

Each month, the Mission Economic Development Agency honors one of its dedicated volunteers — the people who are an integral part of MEDA’s ability to provide free services to low- and moderate-income Bay Area residents. Thanks to all of the selfless MEDA volunteers who choose Plaza Adelante as their second home.  Name: Diamond Linan Program: Development & Marketing Why did you…

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MEDA April 2016 Volunteer of the Month: Maria Silvia Velazquez

Each month, the Mission Economic Development Agency honors one of its dedicated volunteers — the people who are an integral part of MEDA’s ability to provide free services to low- and moderate-income Bay Area residents. Thanks to all of the selfless MEDA volunteers who choose Plaza Adelante as their second home.  Name: Maria Silvia Velazquez Program: Financial Capability Why…

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Mission Techies Spring into Action, Seeking Volunteer Instructors

Eunice arrived in San Francisco a week ago from El Salvador on a work permit. Sergio works in a restaurant and is changing his schedule so that he can get job training to jumpstart his IT career. Jose is a 24-year-old who knows time is running out on his learning tech skills. While these stories…

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MEDA February 2016 Volunteer of the Month: Vianny Ochoa

Each month, the Mission Economic Development Agency honors one of its dedicated volunteers — the people who are an integral part of MEDA’s ability to provide free services to low- and moderate-income Bay Area residents. Thanks to all of the selfless MEDA volunteers who choose Plaza Adelante as their second home.  Name: Vianny Ochoa Program: Free Tax Preparation Why did you…

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MEDA January 2016 Volunteer of the Month: Emerson Quinoñez

Each month, the Mission Economic Development Agency honors one of its dedicated volunteers — the people who are an integral part of MEDA’s ability to provide free services to low- and moderate-income Bay Area residents. Thanks to all of the selfless MEDA volunteers who choose Plaza Adelante as their second home.  Name: Emerson Quiñonez Program: Workforce Development (Mission Techies) Why did…

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MEDA Client Pays Tribute to LinkedIn Employee’s Guidance on “Thank Your Mentor Day”

Awesome. Easygoing. A great teacher. This is how Elijah Toluao describes his mentor, Ian Lindsay. Elijah, of San Francisco’s Potrero Hill, is a graduate of the spring 2014 cohort of Mission Techies, a free program at MEDA that puts 17- to 24-year-olds on the path to a career in tech. Elijah originally heard about the…

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MEDA December 2015 Volunteer of the Month: Martin Esteban Farfan

Each month, the Mission Economic Development Agency honors one of its dedicated volunteers—the people who are an integral part of MEDA’s ability to provide free services to low- and moderate-income Bay Area residents. Thanks to all of the selfless MEDA volunteers who choose Plaza Adelante as their second home.  Name: Martin Esteban Farfan Program: Community Real Estate Why did you decide…

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