Mission District San Francisco Blog

Two MEDA Fondo Adelante Loan Recipients Are Semifinalists for 2019 James Beard Awards

If you’ve never heard of Palestinian musakhan (braised chicken with sumac and caramelized onions) or Cambodian amok (catfish steamed in a savory coconut-based curry and topped with an egg), then you should take note. Those are the signature dishes at Reem’s and Nyum Bai, respectively, which are a pair of MEDA clients based on the…

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MEDA Awards Two ¡Viva! Grants for “Adelante: Moving California Families Forward,” With Financial-Capability Initiative

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 4, 2019 MEDA Awards Two ¡Viva! Grants for “Adelante: Moving California Families Forward,” With Financial Capability Initiative Goal to foster financial-capability integration statewide through nonprofit capacity building San Francisco — The Mission Economic…

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San Francisco Celebrates Renewal of 3850 18th St.: “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, 2019 San Francisco Celebrates Renewal of 3850 18th St.: “Redefining Public Housing” 107 units for senior/disabled San Franciscans San Francisco — Officials joined Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) and BRIDGE Housing today…

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Showcasing the Need for Affordable and Stable Housing: One Story

MEDA’s Strategic Plan 2017-2020 re-envisions its work via five measurable results to be achieved for the San Francisco Mission District community by 2020. RESULT 2: FAMILIES HAVE AFFORDABLE AND STABLE HOUSING Affordable and stable housing is fundamental to health, employment, educational achievement and economic security. MEDA seeks to ensure that families are housed in permanently…

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MEDA Helping Small Businesses Thrive: Breakfast Little

MEDA’s Strategic Plan 2017-2020 re-envisions its work via five measurable results to be achieved for the San Francisco Mission District community by 2020. RESULT 5: THE MISSION IS A STRONG AND SUPPORTIVE COMMUNITY FOR LATINO RESIDENTS, BUSINESSES AND INSTITUTIONS MEDA is committed to ensuring the Mission District retains its historic and current identity as a strong…

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USF Computer Donations Take a Byte Out of the Digital Divide in San Francisco’s Mission District

Most of us take for granted having a laptop or desktop computer to use. These devices are a necessity: It’s no easy task for a student to write an in-depth report on their smartphone, or for a jobseeker to swipe up and fill out a multi-page employment application. And forget about multitasking. Even those cleverly…

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MEDA’s Celina Castro-Saelao and Lucia Obregon Chosen for NALCAB Colegio Fellowships

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. 15, 2019 MEDA’s Celina Castro-Saelao and Lucia Obregon Chosen for NALCAB Colegio Fellowships Program fosters next generation of Latino leaders San Francisco — The National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB) just…

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MEDA Helping Mission Small Businesses Thrive: Artillery AG

MEDA’s Strategic Plan 2017-2020 re-envisions its work via five measurable results to be achieved for the San Francisco Mission District community by 2020. RESULT 5: THE MISSION IS A STRONG AND SUPPORTIVE COMMUNITY FOR LATINO RESIDENTS, BUSINESSES AND INSTITUTIONS MEDA is committed to ensuring the Mission District retains its historic and current identity as a strong…

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MEDA Speech at Casa Adelante – 2060 Folsom Groundbreaking

Luis Granados speech Welcome. My name is Luis Granados and I am the Chief Executive Officer of the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA). It is an honor to be standing here today. The adjacent park and this parking lot were long-fought-for as community benefits. It is great to see that In Chan Kaajal Park has…

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Mayor London Breed and Community Leaders Celebrate the Groundbreaking of Casa Adelante – 2060 Folsom Affordable Housing in the Mission District

Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 30, 2019 Mayor London Breed and Community Leaders Celebrate the Groundbreaking of Casa Adelante – 2060 Folsom Affordable Housing in the Mission District Casa Adelante will provide 127 permanently affordable apartments for low-income…

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