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Mission Economic Development Agency Chosen for Three-Year Leadership Grant by new Bay Area Funding Initiative, All In For Kids, to Interrupt Childhood Trauma and Advance Equity Through Community-Centered Solutions

MEDA will create breakthrough, transformative and community-resonant strategies that will help positively shape the Bay Area’s future

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Why I Give to MEDA: Major Donor Leagrey Dimond

Photo: Philanthropist Leagrey Dimond (center) with her beloved godchildren, Josgard and David. MEDA’s mission of building equity through Latino wealth, place and power would not be possible without our many generous donors since our start in 1973. Such financial support often comes from individuals: Whether they are major, mid-level or grassroots donors, we could never…

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“The Big Picture”: ¡VIVA MEDA! 46 Raises $235,000, Speaks to Reawakening Civil Rights Movement

by Donor Engagement Officer Lucy Porras-Azimi See the photos. Read the program. Listen to the speeches. It was definitely a memorable night on Oct. 3. That’s when 460 community members, funders and supporters filled the spectacular City View at Metreon for the annual ¡VIVA MEDA! gala to celebrate our nonprofit’s 46 years serving the low-income…

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