Mission Promise Neighborhood provides a network of support services to help families achieve economic stability and gives them the tools they need to support their children’s academic achievement, creating a brighter future for the whole Mission community.
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January 23, 2017
Luz Bourne-Ruiz is an energetic, single mother of 7-year-old Nathan, who attends Alvarado Elementary School in San Francisco. The immigrant from Mexico operates her own business, the New Alternatives Cafe, a cozy, neighborhood eatery serving breakfast and lunch on Guerrero near 28th. Featuring a convivial environment, there’s even a piano, guitar and congas for musically […]
January 18, 2017
by Director, Mission Promise Neighborhood Raquel Donoso On a fluke, I attended a Barack Obama rally in Oakland back in 2006. The affable senator from Illinois was not yet running for president, but he drew an impressive crowd. Obama was magnetic. His audience was electrified. I left that day filled with incredible hope. That feeling […]
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