The Mission Promise Neighborhood (MPN) links family economic security with student academic achievement. It creates a comprehensive, integrated framework of evidence-based services that responds to urgent needs and builds on the foundation of student, family, community, and school strengths and assets. Together, parents, neighbors, and partner organizations work block-by-block, guaranteeing that all Mission children, youth, and their families achieve academic excellence and economic self-sufficiency.
Interview with Miguel A. Gamiño Jr., CPA Chief Information Officer (CIO), City & County of San Francisco (appointed 12/4/14) Executive Director of the Department of Technology Miguel A Gamiño Jr. provides strategic direction for San Francisco’s use of technology. He counsels Mayor Lee, the Board of Supervisors and city departments regarding opportunities to leverage technology to […][Read More]
Thinking about heading off to college can be daunting, for students and parents alike. Especially when it comes to paying for that degree. Most students needs some sort of financing package and that’s where Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) comes in. Think of FAFSA as the gateway to money for higher education. Not only […][Read More]
In December 2012, MEDA worked with city agencies and 26 neighborhood partners to be the honored recipient of a $30-million federal Department of Education grant to replicate New York’s successful Harlem Children’s Zone in the Mission District of San Francisco. The goal of the Mission Promise Neighborhood (MPN) is to guide students on a cradle-to-college-to-career […][Read More]