Canal Alliance announces the newly formed Marin Climate Justice Collaborative
Posted: May 17, 2023
Canal Alliance is delighted to announce a newly formed Marin Climate Justice Collaborative (MCJC). As a first-of-its-kind project in Marin, MCJC brings together leaders from two of Marin County’s communities at most imminent risk of climate impacts in the Bay Area: unincorporated Marin City and the Canal neighborhood in San Rafael.
San Rafael tags $1.4M for affordable housing
Posted: April 11, 2023
San Rafael has opened up competitive bidding for $1.4 million to support the creation of more affordable homes.
Marin Voice: Better data can improve our pursuit of economic equity
Posted: April 1, 2023
The Marin Economic Forum looked at equity through an economic lens, which means evaluating how even income and opportunities are distributed across our residents.
Protecting Tenants’ Rights in the Canal Community
Posted: March 21, 2023
Housing is a critical issue facing low-income communities, and Canal Alliance advocates for the rights of tenants in the Canal neighborhood. With the support of the San Francisco Foundation and a coalition of partner organizations, Canal Alliance is empowering residents, preventing evictions, and ensuring that affordable housing remains accessible to low-income families.
San Rafael tenants call for rent control in Canal neighborhood
Posted: March 9, 2023
Tenants of San Rafael’s Canal neighborhood and their supporters amassed at City Hall this week to demand that officials urgently enact a rent control ordinance amid mounting fears of gentrification.
Temen quedarse en la calle: residentes hispanos piden control de renta en San Rafael
Posted: March 7, 2023
Decenas de inquilinos, en su mayoría hispanos, acudieron el lunes en la noche a una reunión en el Ayuntamiento de San Rafael para exigirle a las autoridades que impongan un control de renta para así evitar desalojos en la ciudad.
CEO of Marin County’s Canal Alliance says helping Latinos overcome poverty will have a ‘transformative’ impact on society
Posted: February 28, 2023
The Northbay Business Journal goes in depth on the work that Canal Alliance CEO Omar Carrera has done for the Canal community.
‘Opportunity zone’ designation is costly
Posted: February 23, 2023
Opportunity zones were created by the federal government to stimulate economic growth in historically underserved areas.
Marin nonprofits call for rent control in San Rafael
Posted: November 4, 2022
A coalition of Marin nonprofits is asking San Rafael to urgently adopt a rent control ordinance for the Canal neighborhood amid concerns of gentrification
Supporting tenants at 400 Canal
Posted: October 11, 2022
Residents of an apartment building located at 400 Canal Street are faced with potential loss of their housing, having received ‘buy-out’ letters from the building’s new corporate ownership,