Mission District San Francisco Blog - Page 53 of 59

February 4 – 10 Declared Financial Aid Awareness Week

“Financial Aid Awareness Week” Launched by SF Supervisors in Press Conference at John O’Connell High School With college tuition rising higher every year, lack of financial aid is a major barrier for low-income students who want to receive a college education. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors have taken action and declared February 4-10 “Financial…

Read More

Help the Victims of the Mission District Fire

On December 29, 2012 a 3 alarm fire destroyed 5 buildings and more than 44 residents were displaced. MEDA is working with several of our community partners including Dolores Street Community Services and Causa Justa/Just Cause to ensure that the tenants get the necessary resources. Donate to the Fire Victim’s Relief Fund today to help…

Read More

Mission Promise Neighborhood Gets $30M Grant

MAYOR LEE ANNOUNCES SAN FRANCISCO AWARDED U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 2012 PROMISE NEIGHBORHOODS GRANT  Five-Year, $30 Million Grant to Mission Economic Development Agency, San Francisco Unified School District & City to Improve Education in Mission Neighborhood December 21, 2012, San Francisco, CA — Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Superintendent Richard Carranza today announced that the U.S….

Read More

Meda Joins With Hud And The National Fair Housing Alliance to Fight Housing Discrimination

MEDA is joining The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) to bring awareness to individuals and families on how to recognize and report discrimination in housing because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, familial status and disability, including discrimination in mortgage lending because of issues…

Read More

Free Family Portrait

San Francisco, December 1, 2012– The Mission Economic Development Agency is joining with Help Portrait and Heat Advertising Agency to offer families a free professional portrait on Saturday, December 8, 2012. 20 volunteers including professional photographers will be on hand give back to the community by helping low-and-middle families who wouldn’t necessarily have access or…

Read More

MEDA in the News: Deadline Approaches for Homeowners

The New America Media recently reported on homeowners affected by the foreclosure crisis being eligible for an independent review of their cases through The Independent Foreclosure Review. Homeownership Lead Cheyenne Martinez-Boyette is featured in article. Read article below or click here to go directly to page.  ———————————————————————————————————- New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Nov 29, 2012 Well…

Read More

Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway by Mayor Ed Lee

To mark the 2012 Thanksgiving holiday, Mayor Ed Lee and the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) will gave away 100 turkeys to low-income Latino families in San Francisco. During the season of giving and celebrating things we are thankful for, it’s important to remember that many San Francisco families are struggling every day to simply…

Read More

Latino TechNet in the News

The Del Norte Prospector, CO recently featured Latino Tech-net center The Monte Vista Computer Empowerment Center in an article about their state of the art computers available to the computer. Read article below or click here to go directly to page.  Window to the world opens here Posted: Friday, Oct 26th, 2012 MONTE VISTA — Located in the heart…

Read More