Posted: August 31, 2022
Access to the beauty and benefits of the outdoors is limited for many young people including first generation Latino students and newly arrived immigrant youth from the Canal neighborhood.
Posted: June 24, 2022
Canal Alliance partners with College of Marin and the Marin Builders Association (MBA) to help hundreds of low-income Latino residents gain construction skills that lead to well-paying jobs.
Posted: June 3, 2022
High school students filter into the large meeting room in the Education Building at Canal Alliance after finishing up their tutoring and after-school activities in smaller adjoining classrooms, each room named after a California university.
Posted: April 29, 2022
Air Gallegos is featured as one of the most influential and powerful women in Marin Magazine’s Leading Ladies article.
Posted: April 7, 2021
Melanny said that UP! offered different activities and workshops for students to learn life lessons, which boosted her self-esteem and confidence. Melanny graduated from Sonoma State University in 2019 as a double major with a BA in Spanish and a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Management.
Posted: March 4, 2021
Since shelter in place was first issued in Marin last March, Canal Alliance’s Education team has been working diligently to address the digital divide for students in our youth and adult education programs. In August, as part of our organization-wide commitment to offering all programs remotely during the pandemic, Canal Alliance launched an online pilot of our adult English as a Second Language (ESL) program.
Posted: February 3, 2021
For 16 years, Canal Alliance has partnered with Dominican University’s Service-Learning Program. As a main component of the program, Dominican students are placed within programs at Canal Alliance and other community-based organizations and commit to working with them for a minimum of two hours per week for a full 15-week semester.
Posted: December 9, 2020
Cat Melgar currently works part-time as a Youth Program Assistant with our college access and success program, UP! (University Prep). Although she has been working at Canal Alliance since July 2020, she has been involved with us for over 10 years as an UP! Student and graduate.
Posted: October 15, 2020
See how UP! supports first-generation college bound students to succeed:
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!