Category Archives: Monthly Gatherings

MiCoCo May Community meeting with Supervisor Campos

On Friday May 4th, MiCoCo held it’s last Community Meeting with Supervisor Campos. In case you missed it, check out what Supervisor David Campos had to say about it: The three main topics brought up during the meeting included redistricting, … Continue reading

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Community Meeting with Supervisor Campos

A couple months ago, community leaders came together at the Valencia Gardens to talk about city budget issues. They discussed how the community would plan and advocate for their programs. Some topics included: Budget Townhall with Mayor, progressive revenue measures, … Continue reading

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Recap: Community budget meeting with Supervisor Campos

Earlier this month MiCoCo in conjunction with the office of District 9 Supervisor David Campos led a community meeting with representatives from a wide range of different CBO’s from the Mission to discuss the upcoming process for the city budget … Continue reading

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Upcoming District 9 meetings with Supervisor Campos

The planning for the upcoming city budget is upon us once again. Mark your calendars for the next Mission community meetings with Supervisor Campos. Please join us this upcoming Friday, March 2nd, for Session #1 meeting at Valencia Gardens from 10AM-12PM with Supervisor … Continue reading

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MiCoCo Monthly Gathering 8/25: Organizing for Free Muni for Youth

Date: August 25, 2011, 11:00AM Place: Valencia Gardens, 390 Valencia St. At the beginning of summer 2011, MUNI offered free fast passes to low-income youth for three months.  A group of various CBOs and advocacy groups have been working closely … Continue reading

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Leveraging Resources Through University Community Partnerships

For organizations working in the Mission neighborhood, partnerships form a vital part in improving the community by leveraging ever shrinking resources. At the June MiCoCo monthly gathering, Robert Vargas, Randy Quezada and Gavin Tolentino spoke about the various opportunities UCSF’s … Continue reading

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April MiCoCo Gathering Recap: Payday Loans vs. Bank on San Francisco

By Andrea Frey Did you know that San Franciscans spend over $40 million per year at check cashers and payday lenders? That there are more check cashers and pay day lenders in the United States than there are Starbucks and … Continue reading

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MiCoCo Gathering 6/23: University Community Partnerships

***Please note the new meeting location*** Date: Thursday, June 23, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. New Location: Dolores Street Community Services, 938 Valencia Street. Presenters: UCSF University Community Partnerships Program Want help to address a need or an issue? Need … Continue reading

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MiCoCo Gathering Thursday 5/26

Date: Thursday, May 26, 11:00a.m.-1:00pm Location: Valencia Gardens, 390 Valencia Street Speaker: Oscar Grande, Community Organizer for PODER This week‘s gathering will feature a presentation by Oscar Grande, community organizer for PODER: People Organizing to Demand Environmental and Economic Rights. PODER is … Continue reading

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Report Back on D9 Town Hall

  Mayor Ed Lee is doing a series of town halls in each district to discuss the budget. Our district’s town hall was March 23rd at Horace Mann Middle School. On April 1st, MiCoCo hosted a special gathering to discuss the … Continue reading

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