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Casa Adelante – 681 Florida “Community Art Day” Held

Photo: Monica Almendral When MEDA and co-developer Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Center (TNDC) started construction on Casa Adelante – 681 Florida, they knew a celebration of the Mission’s flourishing art scene had to be incorporated into the design and space. In that vein, Saturday, April 17, was a memorable day, as Casa Adelante – 681 Florida…

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Top 10 Facts You Should Know About César Chávez

  Photo: Mural at César Chávez Elementary School in the Mission. There’s César Chávez Street. Many murals featuring the leader. Even César Chávez Elementary School, part of the Mission Promise Neighborhood community anti-poverty education initiative, for which MEDA is the lead agency. Yes, we can easily see that Chávez and San Francisco’s Mission District are…

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Interview: MEDA’s Lucia Obregon on Being Appointed to the San Francisco Immigrant Rights Commission

MEDA’s Community Leadership Development Manager Lucia Obregon was just appointed to the San Francisco Immigrant Rights Commission (IRC). Created a quarter century back, the purpose of the IRC is to advise the Mayor and Board of Supervisors on issues and policies related to immigrants who live or work in San Francisco.  Lucia deeply understands immigrants’…

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