DevMission Lease Agreement


Leonardo Sosa, Executive Director
(415) 572.3947


June 3, 2019

<dev/Mission> Announces New Lease Agreement with Mission Housing

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) — One of the premier Resident Services collaborations in San Francisco is
taking another step forward. On June 3, 2019, two years after agreeing to partner and incubate at
one of Mission Housing Development Corporation’s marquee buildings, <dev/Mission> has signed a new
lease agreement with the nonprofit developer making Valencia Gardens, located at 360 Valencia St.,
the official headquarters of the tech nonprofit.

“When we incubated dev/Mission two years ago, we could only dream that Leo and his team would
reward our faith the way that they have,” said Sam Moss, Executive Director at Mission Housing. “We’re
beyond proud of dev/Mission’s success. They’re further proof that Mission Housing’s commercial
tenants thrive when they’re truly community partners, and we’ll continue to support these invaluable
assets to our communities because that is the Mission Housing way.”

Mission Housing and dev/Mission are pleased to extend an invitation to the public on June 3, 2019 for
the official ribbon cutting ceremony at the official headquarters of dev/Mission — 360 Valencia St.
In the heart of the Mission District.

“Dev/Mission is very thankful to our partner Mission Housing Development Corporation for working
together with our leadership team to develop this amazing lease that will help us enhance and deliver
programming in the Mission District for years to come,” said Leo Sosa, Executive Director of <dev/Mission>

“You know your work matters when you support an amazing organization and partner such as <dev/Mission>,”
said Marcia Contreras, Deputy Executive Director at Mission Housing. “Mission Housing is thrilled to be able
to secure a space for dev/Mission, but most importantly what this space represents to so many young adults.
We believed in the vision that Leo Sosa presented to us two years ago. Today, we celebrate a mutual
collaboration that has produced opportunities to so many, but most importantly it has empowered our young
adults to believe in themselves and become our future

Leonardo Sosa, Executive Director
(415) 572.3947
Julio Lara, Communications Manager
(650) 678.4957

leaders in the tech industry. They will now be responsible to open doors to others coming behind them
within our own community.”
Launched two years ago, dev/Mission aims to train untapped young adults ages 16 to 24 for careers in

To learn more about <dev/Mission> and to participate in this event please contact Leo Sosa at
Event details:
When: Monday June 3rd, 2019
Where: Dev/Mission HQ (360 Valencia Street)
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mission Housing Development Corporation is a nonprofit, community-based organization creating and
preserving high-quality affordable housing, and providing supportive services for residents of low and
moderate incomes in the Mission District and throughout San Francisco. For more information on
Mission Housing, visit
ABOUT <dev/Mission>:
Our Mission: To train untapped young adults for careers in technology.
Our Vision: To build wealth and prosperity in our local diverse communities through jobs in technology.
Our Goal: Our goal is to connect the most overlooked population in San Francisco, Bay Area and
beyond; and expose them to careers in the tech industry.

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