Press 2014

12/12/14 – San Francisco Chronicle
Low-Income Mission Residents Get a Taste of Tech

11/10/14 – Two Press Outlets
Rising Costs Hit Teachers Hard

Mission Local


10/11/14 – TechCrunch
How Tech Can Foster Financial Capability for the Underbanked (Guest Blog by Mattias Kreamer)

9/21/14 – ABC 7 News KGO-7
Hispanic Heritage Month

9/18/14 – Mission Locals
MEDA’s Executive Director Given Community Leadership Award

9/10/14 – Various press outlets
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund and Capital One Announce Winners of Multi-city Hackathon to Support Financial Empowerment

New York Times

CNN Money

Economic Development Blog

9/10/14 – San Francisco Bay Guardian (Page 11)
Tale of Two Internets

9/4/14 – Mission Local
DREAMers with MEDA are Given an Award

9/4/14 – University of San Francisco (#USFCA)
USF Student Receives DREAMer Award for Work with Undocumented Minors (MEDA Client Karen Cerda)

8/19-20/14 – Mission Local (Two-Part Series)
Enter the Void: New Buildings, Vacant Storefronts

Enter the Void 2: Hip and Empty in the Internet Age

8/18/14 – KALW Radio
A Survey of Mission District families tries to discover why kids are falling behind

8/11/14 – State Warriors
9th Annual Mission Backpack Giveaway Photo Gallery

9th Annual Backpack Giveaway Video

8/8/14 – Nerd Stalker
Google Giving Back to SF’s Mission Neighborhood

8/5/14 – Nerd Stalker
Mission Techies Give Unanimous Thumbs Up to Facebook Campus Visit

7/28/14 – Mission Local
To Halt Evictions, City May Become Landlord

7/25/14 – Comcast Newsmakers
Executive Director Luis Granados

7/25/14 – KPFA Radio, Berkeley (begins at 7:50-minute mark; ends around 22:00-minute mark)
Financial Fitness/Why We Are Broke

7/24/14 – California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity (CAMEO)
Member Kudos

7/16/14 – San Francisco Bay Guardian (Page 13)
The Age of the Brogrammer: Solving Tech’s Diversity Problem May Be a Key to Saving San Francisco

6/24/14 – PolicyLink Report (MEDA Case Study, Pages 30-34)
Integrating Family Financial Security into Promise Neighborhoods: A Resource and Implementation Guide

6/15/14 – TechCrunch
The Mission’s Digital Divide and Why Fixing It Matters

6/12/14 – San Francisco Chronicle (MEDA Business Development client)
Love, Light and Healing on 24th St.

5/27/14 – Nerd Stalker (MEDA Guest Blog)
MEDA Bridges the Digital Divide in San Francisco’s Mission District

5/12/14 – Prosperity Now (formerly CFED) (MEDA Guest Blog)
Personal Savings for Microbusiness Clients

5/1/14 – United States Department of Labor Newsletter
DOL Working for You: Californian Lands Job Through Workforce Investment Act Funding

4/30/14 – American Banker
Innovation is the Key to Promoting Financial Capability

4/30/14 – San Francisco Examiner
Door-to-Door Survey Underway in Mission District to Assess Needs of Low-Income Families

4/28/14 – ABC 7 News KGO
Mission District Survey Assesses Needs of Low-Income Families

4/27/14 – San Francisco Chronicle (MEDA Evaluation Team data used)
Meet the Monarch of the Mission Who’s Fighting Gentrification

4/15/14 – Mission Local
The Undocumented Race to File U.S. Taxes

2/21/14 – Mission Local
Disconnected in a Neighborhood of Tech Workers

2/12/14 – Fox News
Obama Faces Digital Divide Growing Wider on Heels of FCC Ruling

2/6/14 – Financial Advisor
Finra and United Way Announce $1.2 Million in Grants