MEDA Director of Asset Building Programs Lucy Arellano Baglieri Nominated to Win $25,000 Grant

Christopher Gil
Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)
(415) 282-3334 ext. 152

August 1, 2019

MEDA Director of Asset Building Programs Lucy Arellano Baglieri Nominated to Win $25,000 Grant
Lucy Arellano Baglieri is among 12 finalists for 2019 Coors Light Líder of the Year

San Francisco Director of Asset Building Programs Lucy Arellano Baglieri of the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) has been selected as one of 12 Coors Light Líderes as a finalist for her commitment to empowering the Latino community. Coors Light invests in rewarding the dedication and tenacious spirit of emerging leaders who enthusiastically work to achieve success by helping others. Arellano Baglieri is one of 12 líderes who are competing to become the 2019 Coors Light Líder of the Year through an online public voting competition.

The public can start voting for Lucy Arellano Baglieri at today, August 1, through August 30, 2019. The winner will receive a $25,000 grant to implement a program, in partnership with MEDA, focused on furthering empowering the local Latino community. Voting rules and restrictions at apply. Must be 21 years or older. Void where prohibited.

“I am honored to represent my community for this year’s Coors Light Líderes program,” said MEDA Director of Asset Building Programs Lucy Arellano Baglieri. “I am grateful for this and every opportunity to showcase our collective strengths, and to hopefully bring additional resources for impactful work.”

Arellano Baglieri was selected as one of the 2019 Coors Light Líderes because of her commitment to building equity through Latino wealth, place and power — a model she has been successfully sharing regionally, statewide and even on a national level.

“Through the Coors Light Líderes program, we have the opportunity to create awareness about 12 outstanding Latino leaders who are inspiring others and making a difference to champion leadership in communities across the country,” said Alberto Senior, who leads MillerCoors’ national Latino community efforts. “For more than a decade, the Líderes program has recognized the unique accomplishments of over 170 leaders, and I am excited about awarding the 2019 Líder of the Year with a $25,000 grant that will help the Latino community move forward.”

Since 2006, the Coors Light Líderes program has raised awareness and highlighted the achievements of national and local leaders within the community. The Coors Light Líderes program offers up-and-coming Latino professionals leadership tools, counsel and networking opportunities. Join the conversation at, and on Twitter using @CoorsLightLider.


About Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)
Rooted in the Mission and focused on San Francisco, MEDA’s mission is to strengthen low- and moderate-income Latino families by promoting economic equity and social justice through asset building and community development.

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