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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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Equity in Action: Mission Promise Neighborhood’s Abriendo Puertas Collective Impact Work

Co-authored by: Associate Director of Mission Promise Neighborhood Liz Cortez Early Learning Program Manager of Mission Promise Neighborhood Ada Freund  First 5 California is this week convening early-childhood stakeholders from across the state for the 2020 Child Health, Education, and Care Summit. The summit’s theme, “Equity in Action: Elevating Children, Families, and California’s Workforce,” will…

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Topping Out Ceremony for Casa Adelante – 2060 Folsom 100% Affordable-Housing Development, Anticipated Spring 2021 Move-In Date

The sky was the limit today, a milestone being reached when the top girder was raised on the ninth floor of MEDA’s Casa Adelante – 2060 Folsom 100% affordable-housing development in San Francisco’s Mission District. This topping out was on schedule, at exactly one year and a day after breaking ground at a former parking…

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Press Statement: MEDA Applauds Defeat of Senate Bill 50

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, 2020 MEDA Applauds Defeat of Senate Bill 50 Bill threatens to accelerate displacement and gentrification is San Francisco’s Mission District Sacramento, Calif. — Today, the California Senate rejected Senate Bill 50 (Wiener)…

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MEDA Hosts UnidosUS Affiliate Convening — Pushing Forth National Movement for Building Latino Equity Through Wealth, Place and Power

by Chief Strategy Officer Lucy Arellano Baglieri (Read two-pager event recap) “We need to continue to connect resources and share best practices. These workshops were invaluable for our community.” This was just one of the takeaways from the 50+ attendees at the Jan. 23-24 UnidosUS affiliate convening MEDA hosted at our Plaza Adelante neighborhood center…

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MLK Worked Toward Civil Rights for all Communities of Color

Photo: MEDA’s Andrea Gomez holds an inspirational MLK quote. The late Martin Luther King Jr.’s values were consistent with MEDA’s five core values, especially that of fairness and equity, which the organization defines as follows: We value equity and fairness in how we work together, in our relations with our community and in the society…

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