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Supes, Community Orgs Gather To Encourage Students To Get Loans For School

By Bay City News SF Appeal Online February 8, 2011 City officials, students, parents and community organization staff members gathered on the steps at San Francisco’s City Hall Tuesday morning to launch “Financial Aid Awareness Week,” which aims to educate people about grants and loans for students from low-income families and first-generation college students. Supervisor…

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Plaza Adelante: An All-in-One Model for Service Delivery and Community Development

Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA), a community-based organization in San Francisco that provides asset development services for low- and moderate-income Latino families, unveiled in March of 2010 Plaza Adelante, a “one-stop” center housing several community-based nonprofits, an in-house café, exhibits of work from local artists and a market that serves as a business incubator.

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SF Examiner 3 Minute Interview: Luis Granados

Luis Granados, executive director of the Mission Economic Development Agency, a nonprofit that works to create jobs for low-income Hispanic families in the Mission district, was honored by Bank of America through its Neighborhood Excellence Initiative, a grant program designed to stimulate the local economy.

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