Mission District San Francisco Blog

It’s César Chávez Day: Top 10 Things You Should Know About the Inspirational Leader

  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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A Letter to Our Supporters: Your Partnership with MEDA and Mission Families is Needed NOW More Than Ever

Dear MEDA Supporter: I hope this finds you, your family and colleagues safe and well. As a critical partner and supporter, I wanted to share some updates on the state of our work and reassure you that MEDA continues to responsibly carry out critical services to Mission families. We’re grateful that you have entrusted MEDA…

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¡El censo 2020 puede fortalecer a nuestra comunidad — si USTED participa!

(English follows Spanish) por Belen Lopez de MEDA ¿Qué es una cosa rápida, segura e importante que puede hacer para ayudar a nuestra comunidad? ¡Participe en el Censo! Diez minutos pueden hacer la diferencia para los próximos 10 años. (Vea nuestro video de Facebook Live.) En MEDA, trabajamos duro para mejorar la participación cívica en…

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All Staff Temporarily Working Remotely as MEDA Closes Offices as Precautionary Measure

Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2020 All Staff Temporarily Working Remotely as MEDA Closes Offices as Precautionary Measure Goal to halt prospective spread of COVID-19 in San Francisco’s Mission District, while community members can still access the…

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MEDA Helping Mission Small Businesses Thrive: Sasa Eyebrows Threading

MEDA is committed to ensuring the Mission District remains a place where small businesses thrive. Following is a profile of a neighborhood venture representing the type of family-serving business MEDA strengthens. Owner: Aenis Rijal Business: Sasa Eyebrows Threading Address: Plaza Adelante, 2301 Mission St. #104 Type: Beauty salon Product: Eyebrows threading What gave you your…

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El Señor Raúl Vásquez Evita el Desalojo, Encuentra un Nuevo Hogar Económica en la Mission en Casa Adelante – 1296 Shotwell de MEDA

(English follows Spanish) por Alejandro Bautista Raúl Vásquez (también conocido como Don Raúl) nació en Guanajuato, México, en 1954. A los 23 años ya tenía una familia propia: una esposa, dos hijas y tres hijos. Fue un desafío para Don Raúl poder mantener económicamente a su familia. Fue entonces cuando decidió pedir ayuda a su…

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San Francisco Celebrates Renewal of Mission Dolores “Redefining Public Housing”

Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 28, 2020 San Francisco Celebrates Renewal of Mission Dolores “Redefining Public Housing” Taking the helm for fiscal matters of a scaling organization with increasing national influence San Francisco — Officials will join Mission…

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Priscilla Chen-Ok Joins MEDA as Chief Financial Officer

Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 20, 2020 Priscilla Chen-Ok Joins MEDA as Chief Financial Officer Taking the helm for fiscal matters of a scaling organization with increasing national influence San Francisco — The Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)…

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How MEDA Has a Hand in Building Generational Wealth, Place and Power for Latinos

Since 1973, MEDA has been strengthening Latino and immigrant families in San Francisco’s Mission District. Our nonprofit has now moved beyond that neighborhood’s borders, as we are sharing our models across the land. Behind it all is what drives our work building equity through Latino wealth, place and power: our mission, vision, core values and…

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