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Outdoors & Recreation

San Rafael’s Pickleweed Park upgrade slated for $4.2M grant

Posted: July 24, 2022

After more than a decade of planning, the proposed renovation of San Rafael’s Pickleweed Park has been selected for a $4.2 million boost.

Canal Street in San Rafael, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal)


San Rafael commits $100K for Canal lighting upgrades

Posted: May 17, 2022

Adrian Rodriguez, Marin Independent Journal, May 12, 2022 San Rafael is poised to spend $100,000 to improve public lighting in the Canal area, responding to

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Canal Alliance urges federal action to protect immigrant families

Posted: May 6, 2022

Canal Alliance joined nonprofits from every state and the District of Columbia urging the Biden Administration to act quickly to finalize responsible “public charge” regulations that protect families.  

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Marin adopts redistricting map that bolsters Latino bloc

Posted: December 19, 2021

The new map complies with Canal Alliance’s request to move an area along Lincoln Avenue in San Rafael from District 1, which is represented by Supervisor Damon Connolly, into District 4, represented by Supervisor Dennis Rodoni.

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County Considers Consolidating Latino Voters 

Posted: November 16, 2021

County leaders are weighing electoral maps that could unify Latino voters who have been historically marginalized. As the redistricting deadline approaches, CEO Omar Carrera urged

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Spring 2021 Strategic Update

Posted: April 1, 2021

The impact that Canal Alliance makes in our community would not be possible without the support of many generous individuals, funders and partners. With this communication, we are launching a new effort to share strategic updates with our key stakeholders about our efforts to help Latino immigrants and their families break the generational cycle of poverty:

Yolanda Oviedo, Senior Manager Residential Properties/COVID Response


Partnership with UCSF on NIH grant to bring critical resources to Latino immigrants

Posted: February 3, 2021

Through an exciting new partnership with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Canal Alliance will participate in the development of more effective measures for COVID-19 testing, resource distribution and vaccine distribution in under-resourced, Latino-immigrant communities.

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October 22nd: Vote to make your voice heard

Posted: October 22, 2020

Updates on our advocacy and policy work leading up to the November 3rd election and more.

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Staff receive paid time off to support election activities

Posted: October 20, 2020

As part of our civic engagement activities at Canal Alliance, we are organizing a Staff Election Days of Service Project to show the value and impact of participating in elections on policy and elected decision-makers.

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October 9th: Opportunities for Growth

Posted: October 9, 2020

At Canal Alliance, we are always looking for opportunities to better support the Latino community. We invite you to learn about our opportunities for making a difference when you join us in our efforts!

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