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Mission Community Organizations’ Letter to The Honorable London Breed, Mayor, City of San Francisco: COVID-19 Request for Action to Address Socioeconomic Vulnerabilities for Low-Income Latinos in San Francisco

June 5, 2020 The Honorable London Breed Mayor, City of San Francisco City Hall, Room 200 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA 94102 Via Electronic Mail Re: COVID-19 Request for Action to Address Socioeconomic Vulnerabilities for Low-Income Latinos in San Francisco Dear Mayor Breed: The undersigned community organizations respectfully request your support…

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MEDA Reconfirms Alliance with Black Lives Matter, Denounces the Unconscionable Police Murder of George Floyd

Our hearts were heavy as George Floyd was eulogized this week. His murder at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer is still difficult to process 11 days after the video began circulating worldwide. The only answer as to why this happened is a culture of police brutality combined with the viral plague of white…

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SF HELP Unveiled Locally, Goal to Assist Small-Business Owners Left Out of Federal Paycheck Protection Program

by Director of Fondo Adelante Nathanial Owen When in March Congress passed the Paycheck Protection Program, simply referred to as PPP in the news, the idea was that small-business owners could keep their employees on payroll as their venture was sustained during the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. Unfortunately, PPP failed to live up to its expectations….

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Mayor London Breed Announces Expansion in Financial Relief for Small Business Impacted by COVID-19

Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (from Office of the Mayor) June 4, 2020 Mayor London Breed Announces Expansion in Financial Relief for Small Business Impacted by COVID-19 Second Phase of Funding includes $6.5 million to support over 300 small…

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Mission Promise Neighborhood Pivots to Best Support the Latino Immigrant Community During COVID-19 Crisis

by Director, Mission Promise Neighborhood Richard Raya Like other Promise Neighborhoods, our work has escalated due to COVID-19, but we’ve built the community infrastructure to meet this moment. The challenge and the pivot Latinos make up 80% of COVID-19 hospitalizations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, and 25% of all cases in San Francisco, despite…

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Feliciano Vera Rejoins MEDA, Takes on Role of Chief Strategy 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 May 11, 2020 Feliciano Vera Rejoins MEDA, Takes on Role of Chief Strategy Officer Taking the helm to share MEDA’s model and further scale building equity through Latino wealth, place and power nationwide San…

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Mission Families Relief Fund: Rapid Deployment of $100K for Mission Community Members Economically Impacted by COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis presented unprecedented challenges for the Latino immigrant community of San Francisco’s Mission District. MEDA was cognizant that a quick pivot and innovative solutions were urgently needed, plus that we could leverage our 47 years of trust built in the community and with our supporters. The need One immediate need was to find…

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San Francisco’s Community Opportunity to Purchase Act: Reflections On COPA One Year In

by Associate Director of Community Real Estate Johnny Oliver With it being almost one year since the implementation of San Francisco’s pioneering Community Opportunity to Purchase Act, known as COPA for short, we were asked by SPUR to reflect on the successes and challenges of this program that aims to preserve affordable housing. It is…

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Alerta Comunitaria: Prueba Gratuita de COVID-19 en la Mission del 25 al 28 de Abril

(English blog follows Spanish advisory) Estimada comunidad de la Mission: ¿Sabía Ud. que las personas de la comunidad Latina que viven en la zona del distrito de la Mission han sido sumamente afectadas por el virus del COVID-19? Comenzando HOY, Ud. puede registrarse aquí para obtener una prueba gratuita para todas las personas mayores de…

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San Francisco Receives Support from StriveTogether to Get Better Results for Kids

  Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2020 San Francisco Receives Support from StriveTogether to Get Better Results for Kids StriveTogether grant will help local partnership strengthen leadership initiative for parents of San Francisco’s Mission Promise Neighborhood San…

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