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MEDA Supports Supreme Court Decision Guaranteeing Fairness of Employment Opportunities for LGBTQIA+ Community Members

MEDA was pleased to see on June 15 that the Supreme Court moved LGBTQIA+ rights another huge step forward.  The court’s majority opinion asserted that the 1964 Civil Rights Act’s prohibition on sex discrimination in employment also banned bias based on sexual orientation or gender identity.  With this ruling, millions of LGBTQIA+ Americans have been…

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MEDA Reaffirms Support of Dreamers, Backs Supreme Court Decision that President Trump Wrongly Ended the Program

At MEDA, we have had the privilege to work alongside amazing young Dreamers who are an integral part of the bright future of our community — and the nation. Our organization has long taken proactive steps to ensure these talented Latinx community members still have a chance to attain the American Dream.  That is why…

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Mission Community Organizations’ Letter to The Honorable London Breed, Mayor, City of San Francisco: COVID-19 Request for Action to Address Socioeconomic Vulnerabilities for Low-Income Latinos in San Francisco

June 5, 2020 The Honorable London Breed Mayor, City of San Francisco City Hall, Room 200 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA 94102 Via Electronic Mail Re: COVID-19 Request for Action to Address Socioeconomic Vulnerabilities for Low-Income Latinos in San Francisco Dear Mayor Breed: The undersigned community organizations respectfully request your support…

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MEDA Reconfirms Alliance with Black Lives Matter, Denounces the Unconscionable Police Murder of George Floyd

Our hearts were heavy as George Floyd was eulogized this week. His murder at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer is still difficult to process 11 days after the video began circulating worldwide. The only answer as to why this happened is a culture of police brutality combined with the viral plague of white…

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Mayor London Breed Announces Expansion in Financial Relief for Small Business Impacted by COVID-19

Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (from Office of the Mayor) June 4, 2020 Mayor London Breed Announces Expansion in Financial Relief for Small Business Impacted by COVID-19 Second Phase of Funding includes $6.5 million to support over 300 small…

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Feliciano Vera Rejoins MEDA, Takes on Role of Chief Strategy Officer

Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2020 Feliciano Vera Rejoins MEDA, Takes on Role of Chief Strategy Officer Taking the helm to share MEDA’s model and further scale building equity through Latino wealth, place and power nationwide San…

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A Letter to Our Supporters: Your Partnership with MEDA and Mission Families is Needed NOW More Than Ever

Dear MEDA Supporter: I hope this finds you, your family and colleagues safe and well. As a critical partner and supporter, I wanted to share some updates on the state of our work and reassure you that MEDA continues to responsibly carry out critical services to Mission families. We’re grateful that you have entrusted MEDA…

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San Francisco Celebrates Renewal of Mission Dolores “Redefining Public Housing”

Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 28, 2020 San Francisco Celebrates Renewal of Mission Dolores “Redefining Public Housing” Taking the helm for fiscal matters of a scaling organization with increasing national influence San Francisco — Officials will join Mission…

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Press Statement: MEDA Applauds Defeat of Senate Bill 50

Christopher Gil Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan, 30, 2020 MEDA Applauds Defeat of Senate Bill 50 Bill threatens to accelerate displacement and gentrification is San Francisco’s Mission District Sacramento, Calif. — Today, the California Senate rejected Senate Bill 50 (Wiener)…

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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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