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Why I Give Wednesday: MEDA Workforce and Tax Specialist Ernesto Martinez

To celebrate this season of giving and thankfulness, every Wednesday we will showcase staff, Board members, volunteers and clients telling what this Mission District, San Francisco nonprofit brings to their lives. I started off looking for an economic-development nonprofit when I graduated from San Francisco State last December. I searched for the best and most-effective agency that was…

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Why I Give Wednesday: MEDA Volunteer and Future Mission Techie Bianca Martinez

To celebrate this season of giving and thankfulness, every Wednesday we will showcase staff, Board members, volunteers and clients telling what this Mission District, San Francisco nonprofit brings to their lives. I first learned about MEDA from my mother when she went to get help with filing her taxes for free. My sister joined the Mission Techies program…

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Why I Give Wednesday: MEDA November 2015 Volunteer of the Month Rosie Madsen

To celebrate this season of giving and thankfulness, every Wednesday we will showcase staff, Board members, volunteers and clients telling what this Mission District, San Francisco nonprofit brings to their lives. It really upsets me to know that the people who have created such a wonderful community here in the Mission are being forced from their homes. The…

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MEDA October 2015 Volunteer of the Month: David Rust-Smith

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: David Rust-Smith Program: Workforce Development (Mission Techies programs mentor) Why did you…

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LinkedIn Volunteers Offer Some Good Advice to Mission District Students

Whether you call it a resume or a CV, most jobseekers have learned over time the power of having a robust LinkedIn profile to supplement, or even supplant, that piece of paper routinely sent to a job recruiter or handed in at the start of an interview. By robust, that means having plenty of connections,…

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MEDA September 2015 Volunteer of the Month: Alice Yu

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: Alice Yu Program: Workforce Development (Young Adult…

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MEDA August 2015 Volunteer of the Month: Cesia Edith Valenzuela 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: Cesia Edith Valenzuela Velazquez Program: Workforce Development…

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MEDA July 2015 Volunteer of the Month: Lee Hoytt

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: Lee Hoytt Program: Community Real Estate Why…

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MEDA June 2015 Volunteer of the Month: Cathy Willis

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: Cathy Willis Program: Community Loan Fund Why…

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MEDA May 2015 Volunteer of the Month: Ernesto Martinez

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: Ernesto Martinez Program: Workforce Development Why did…

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