MiCoCo Gathering Friday

Date: Friday, April 1, 11:00a.m.-1:00pm
Location: Valencia Gardens, 390 Valencia Street
Speakers: Hillary Ronen, Legislative Aide to Supervisor Campos; Marco Chavarin, Mayor’s Office of the Treasury

Cesar Chavez mural in the San Francisco State University Student Union

Please join us Friday for a very special monthly gathering. Supervisor Campos’ Legislative Aide Hillary Ronen will give a report on the D9 Town Hall held last Wednesday at Horace Mann Middle School. We will take a moment to reflect on the meeting and discuss next steps.

Special guest Marco Chavarin from the Mayor’s Office of the Treasury will provide us with an engaging presentation on Financial Empowerment in SF. Learn more below.

We will also reflect on the life of Cesar Chavez and enjoy a birthday cake in his honor. Learn more about Cesar Chavez.

Read an Overview of Marco Chavarin’s Presentation


Comprehensive partnership between the City, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, the nonprofit EARN and 14 financial institutions to bank the unbanked by offering accessible entry level checking account products and significantly reducing the barriers to mainstream banking for the estimated 11% of San Franciscans who lack a mainstream banking relationship.

An alternative short term, small dollar loan of $50 to $500 offered through five credit union partners at 18% APR or below, repayable over six to 12 months. Loans are available to borrowers with low or no credit and can help build a positive credit score.

A collaborative group of San Francisco’s nonprofit service providers, philanthropic funders and local public sector representatives dedicated to streamlining access to financial education services and products, increasing collaboration amongst service providers and sharing industry best practices.

A citywide collaboration of experienced, nonprofit homeownership service providers, HomeownershipSF serves as a centralized resource for affordable homeownership opportunities in San Francisco. HomeownershipSF makes the home buying process easier for first-time homebuyers by combining information on workshops, homes and loans in one convenient online location. With access to affordable loans and homes, as well as high-quality information, HomeownershipSF helps diverse and underserved households buy and keep homes in San Francisco.


About Crystal Vann Wallstrom

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