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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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Victoria Para Victoria Nieto: Aseguró Vivienda Económica en San Francisco

(English follows Spanish) No es una tarea fácil llegar con $4,000 para pagar la renta cada mes especialmente cuando una mamá soltera tiene que cuidar a su hija de 5 años. Eso era lo que la familia de  Victoria Nieto, una inmigrante de El Salvador estaba tratando de hacer para mantener su vivienda. La familia…

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¡Sí, Se Puede! Working Collectively to Increase Latino Family Leadership through Abriendo Puertas in the Mission District of San Francisco

Co-authored by: Associate Director Liz Cortez, Mission Promise Neighborhood Early Learning Program Manager Ada Alvarado Freund, Mission Promise Neighborhood Abriendo Puertas Professional Learning Community includes the following partners: Felton Institute Good Samaritan Family Resource Center Homeless Prenatal Program Mission Neighborhood Centers San Francisco Unified School District – Early Education Department Support for Families Introduction Abriendo Puertas/Opening…

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Imara Duarte Persevera: Asegura Una Nueva Casa de BMR, y Tiene Interés de Comenzar Una Pequeña Empresa

(English follows Spanish) por Alejandro Bautista Imara Duarte abandonó su tierra natal a los doce años en 1984 cuando su padre solicitó a ella y el resto de su familia, para que vinieran a los Estados Unidos en búsqueda de una vida mejor. El área de la bahía de San Francisco ha sido su hogar…

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MLK Sought Equity for all Communities of Color

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 we aim to help create. Our efforts toward fairness…

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2019: The Mission and Beyond, for All California Kids

For Mission Promise Neighborhood (MPN), 2018 could have been the final year. The grant from the Department of Education had sunsetted and MPN was operating on carryover funds. We didn’t know if we would be here in 2019. We were among 12 Promise Neighborhoods across the country that were eligible for only three available extension…

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Director of Community Real Estate Karoleen Feng’s Speech at 25 Sanchez RAD Rededication Event

As we turn the calendar to 2019, it’s the perfect time to reflect on new beginnings. That is definitely the case for 25 Sanchez. Looking around at this refurbished property I am delighted to see a prime example of collective impact. It was four-and-a-half years ago when taking on the City’s call for nonprofits to…

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Mayor London Breed, Supervisor Mandelman and Community Leaders Celebrate the Reopening of Affordable Housing in District 8 at 25 Sanchez

(Left to right): District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman, Mayor London Breed, 25 Sanchez Resident Geraldo B. Chang Calderon, MEDA’s Karoleen Feng and BRIDGE Housing’s Cynthia Parker. 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. 10, 2019 Mayor London Breed, Supervisor Mandelman…

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New Year’s Resolution: Become a MEDA Tax Volunteer

  Here’s a New Year’s resolution that’s sure to generate impact: Become a MEDA tax volunteer and give back to the low-income Mission community. MEDA is the largest free VITA tax service in the Bay Area, but that takes volunteers … like you. The upcoming season runs from Jan. 22 to April 15. (Read of…

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