Celina Ramos-Castro Archives

Mission Promise Neighborhood 2019 Education Forum Prepares Kids for School Year Success

photo by Alejandro Bautista Hundreds of community members got their kids ready for the upcoming school year by taking part in the Mission Promise Neighborhood (MPN) “2019 Education Forum.” This sixth annual event was held on Saturday, Aug. 10, with the venue graciously offered by City College – Mission Campus. (MEDA is the lead agency…

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Mission Family Averts Eviction and Finds a New Home in a BMR Rental

Julio Alvarado chose San Francisco’s Mission as his adopted home when he emigrated from Guatemala back in 2000. He felt immediately welcomed in his new community, so much so that when he married and had two kids, the family planted roots in the neighborhood. That comforting sense of place became tenuous when Alvarado and his…

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MEDA Celebrates 40 Years

More than 300 guests attended MEDA’s 40th Anniversary Event on September 26, 2013. San Francisco City Hall was beautifully lit for the occasion and as you will see in this short video, it was a magical evening filled with great food, great music and a spirit of celebration and accomplishments. Viva MEDA! Meda 40th Anniversary…

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