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MEDA November 2016 Volunteer of the Month: Ana Isabel González Martínez

Each month, the Mission Economic Development Agency honors one of its dedicated volunteers — the people who are an integral part of MEDA’s ability to provide free services to low- and moderate-income Bay Area residents. Thanks to all of the selfless MEDA volunteers who choose Plaza Adelante as their second home.  Name: Ana Isabel González Martínez   Program: Mission Promise…

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“Get Connected!” Event Imparts a Bit of Tech Knowledge to Jamestown Community Center Students

Jamestown Community Center opened its doors way back in 1971, as a welcomed addition to the Mission neighborhood. The community-based organization annually serves over 1,000 youth and their families with a full array of high-quality programs – all free of charge. There are 522 Mission students participating in Jamestown’s programs this summer. With a month…

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MEDA’s Mission Techies Young Adult Program Bridging Diversity Gap in Tech

As this morning’s sun shone through the window of Mission resident Ana Avilez’ cramped, one bedroom San Francisco apartment she shares with five other family members, the space seemed to be a little brighter than usual. That’s because the 24-year-old has successfully completed MEDA’s free Mission Techies program for young adults, with the promise of…

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