Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)
(415) 282-3334 ext. 152
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 11, 2018
MEDA to Co-Host Latino Entrepreneurs Event
Part of “San Francisco Small Business Week”
San Francisco — The Mission Economic Development Association (MEDA), which has strengthened small businesses since 1973, is taking part in “San Francisco Small Business Week” by co-hosting a free Latino Entrepreneurs Mixer on Wednesday, May 16, at 5:30 p.m. The venue is Galería de La Raza, located at 2857 24th St. Co-hosts of this event are Calle 24, Excelsior Action Group, La Cocina, Hispanic Chambers of Commerce of San Francisco, Main Street Launch and Mission Asset Fund. The event is sponsored by Bank of America.
The mixer will be a celebration of the achievements of Latino businesses, all receiving recognition for their role in the local economy and their contribution to their community.
The three honorees are:
- A. Maciel’s Printing, family owned and operated since 1984, will be receiving the Innovative Business award for being an environmentally friendly print service.
- Radio Habana (Social Club) will be receiving the Legacy Business award for its two decades serving the community.
- Diju Jewelry will be receiving the Business Community Leader award, as owner Dinaa Medina Diana Medina is a co-founder of the Mission Small Business Association (MISBA) and is a lead organizer for the vendors at the 24th Street Plaza (BART station).
The 14th annual “San Francisco Small Business Week” is a partnership formed to honor and support the more than 85,000 thousand small businesses and entrepreneurs that call the city home. This is part of “National Small Business Week,” which celebrates the contributions and achievements of small-business owners by offering a series of educational and networking events designed to inspire, educate and connect the members of our business community.
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.