“Focusing on ensuring children were entering school ready to learn led to many key discoveries.”
— Clear Impact Social Sector Hero Spotlight 10/17/22

Press inquiries:
Christopher Gil
Associate Director of Marketing & Communications
Mission Economic Development Agency
(415) 282-3334 ext. 152

10/17/22 – Clear Impact
Social Sector Hero Spotlight: Mission Promise Neighborhood

3/15/22 – Felton Institute Blog
Partner Spotlight: Mission Economic Development Agency

6/10/21 – StriveTogether Blog
Shifting Power: Systems Transformation Series

9/17/20 – EdSource (op-ed)
America’s Economic Recovery Will Stall Without Child-Care Relief

7/21/20 – Bloomberg/CityLab
Tracing the Invisible Danger of Household Crowding
(Mission Promise Neighborhood community member Abraham Gonzalez)

6/5/20 – El Tecolote
Esenciales, Enfermos y Marginados: Los Latinxs Representan la Mitad de Contagios por COVID-19 en la Ciudad

3/26/20 – CAFWD:
California Cradle-to-Career Collaborative Pivots to COVID-19 Response

3/21/20 – El Tecolote
Resources for the Latino Community During the COVID-19 Crisis

1/1/20 – Abriendo Puertas Blog
Creating Parent Advocates in Mission Promise

12/10/19 – San Francisco Examiner
Latinx Resolution Commits SFUSD to Closing the Achievement Gap

10/16/19 – California Political Review
Despite Streak of Prosperity, Poverty Still High in California

2/23/19 – San Francisco Examiner
Two-Year Mission Library Closing Raises Questions of Where Patrons Will Go

11/1/18 – El Tecolote
Dual Language Program Opens Doors for Non-Native English Students

9/21/18 – Mission Local
Mission-Based Education Program Celebrates $6 Million in Funding

9/19/18 – KRON-4 News (w/video)
Mission Promise Neighborhood Relaunch Event

7/5/18 – Mission Local
Mission Promise Neighborhood to Continue with $6 Million Federal Grant

9/19/17 – Salesforce Blog
Three Nonprofits Accelerating Impact in the Latinx Community

9/5/17 – Mission Local
Mission and SF Respond with Outrage and Fear to Trump Ending DACA

8/17/17 – Univision: Despierta Area de la Bahía (video)
Back-to-School Shopping on Mission Street

4/1/17 – San Francisco Chronicle
California Schools Once Again Forced to Tighten Belts, Weigh Cuts (MPN partner Mission Graduates)

3/23/17 – Mission Local and SFGate
Survey: Latino Families in Mission Struggle, Many Earn Below Poverty Rate

12/14/16 – San Francisco Public Press
Community Leaders Strategize How Noncitizens Can Vote Amid Trump Vow of Deportation

12/8/16 – SF Weekly
School District Redoubles Efforts to Keep Undocumented Students Safe

9/27/16 – PR Newswire
Wipro, First Book Bring 6,000 New Books to Local Elementary Schools in Support of Citywide Initiative to Create Brand New Libraries in K-5 Classrooms Serving Kids in Need

9/20/16 – San Francisco Chronicle
Hidden Gems: 14 Up-And-Coming Public Schools in San Francisco
(list includes Bryant ES, Chavez ES and John O’Connell HS)

9/15/16 – Urban Institute and U.S. Department of Education
For Families Forced Out, A Reason to Return

8/15/16 – KGO/ABC-7 News
San Francisco Mayor Visits Classrooms for First Day of School

7/28/16 – Mission Local
Education Forum and Backpack Giveaway on Saturday

7/15/16 – Mission Local
Latina Mothers Turn a Lens on Housing Conditions in the Mission

7/14/16 – San Francisco Examiner
High School Culinary Students Open Pizza Pop-up

7/14/16 – New America Media
Latina Moms Turn a Lens on San Francisco’s Housing Crisis

7/6/16 – Center for Strategic Community Innovation Blog
Tracy Brown-Gallardo Interview

6/6/16 – Exponent Partners Blog
Mission Economic Development Agency (Promise Neighborhood work)

5/26/16 – SF Early Literacy Network Blog
Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros 2016

5/25/16 – Mission Local
SF Mission Graduates Receive Surprise Scholarship Through Fundraiser

4/28/16 – Mission Local
Lowriders at John O’Connell High School (Fundraiser)

3/9/16 – Mission Local
Facebook Grant Upgrades Technology Lab for Everett Middle School Parents

2/29/16 – Mission Local
Google Reveals Plan to Tap Into SF’s Fiber Cables

2/12/16 – Mission Local
Students Hack into Tech with Mission Coding Course

11/27/15 – San Francisco Examiner
John O’Connell High School Culinary Arts Program

11/13/15 – Mission Local
Dozens Displaced by San Francisco Fire in Limbo

10/28/15 – LatinLife
“Get Connected!” Presented by Google Helps Mission Community

10/28/15 – Mission Local
Mission Families “Get Connected!” to Tech

9/12/15 – Washington Post
School Choice Complicates Promise Neighborhood’s Efforts to Help Kids

9/9/15 – Promise Neighborhoods Blog
First MPN Education Forum Offers Mission Community Needed Resources

8/24/15 – LatinLife
First Mission Promise Neighborhood Education Forum Offers Mission Community Needed Resources

6/9/15 – Exponent Partners Blog
Nonprofit MEDA Bridges Data Collection Gap for Citywide Community Partnership

4/24/15 – LatinLife
Zuckerberg & Priscilla: $120 Million to Help Latino Public Schools

3/27/15 – Mission Local
MEDA Teams Up with City for Traffic Safety

3/21/15 – Contra Costa Times (Op-Ed)
It’s Time for CPUC to Show Bold Leadership and Hold Comcast Accountable

11/10/14 – Mission Local
Rising Costs Hit Teachers Hard

9/10/14 – San Francisco Bay Guardian (Page 11)
Tale of Two Internets

8/18/14 – KALW Radio
A Survey of Mission District families tries to discover why kids are falling behind

8/11/14 – NBA.com/Golden State Warriors
9th Annual Mission Backpack Giveaway Photo Gallery
9th Annual Backpack Giveaway Video

4/30/14 – SF Weekly
Mission District Residents Finally Get Much-Needed Attention From the Feds

4/30/14 – San Francisco Examiner
Door-to-Door Survey Underway in Mission District to Assess Needs of Low-Income Families

4/28/14 – ABC-7 New KGO
Mission District Survey Assesses Needs of Low-Income Families

1/17/13 – The Post News Group
Mission District Receives Up to $30 Million to Improve Education

6/23/2012 – Mission Local
Back-to-School Special: Backpack Giveaway this Saturday

12/20/11- SFUSD
Mayor Lee Announces San Francisco Awarded U.S. Dept of Education 2011 Promise Neighborhoods Grant

12/20/11- ABC Local News
Mission District schools receive $500,000 grant

12/20/11- SF Examiner
Mission District Grant will Help Brighten Kids’ Future

12/20/11- Education Week
Five Organizations to Create New “Promise Neighborhoods


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