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Canal Alliance board member works to help immigrants break down barriers

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Board member works to help immigrants break down barriers

Posted: December 29, 2021

Canal Alliance board member Krystal Sandza is featured in the Ark.

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Bay Area study: Pandemic aid kept needy afloat

Posted: December 26, 2021

Study credits emergency cash assistance programs from government and nonprofits for keeping people out of poverty. But social services leaders in Marin said the need remains, and especially in low-income non-White communities.

Latino Clout

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Redistricting Based On Census Data May Give Latinos In Marin County More Political Clout

Posted: December 20, 2021

Omar Carrera said the new district boundaries will make it easier to advocate for his community with one supervisor, rather than three.

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Newly trained Marin County construction students are ready for hire

Posted: December 10, 2021

The College of Marin, In partnership with Canal Alliance and the Marin Builders Association will graduate 18 students with construction skills.

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New map of Marin supervisorial districts boosts Latino concentration

Posted: December 8, 2021

The map approved by supervisors Tuesday complied 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

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ABC7 News Reports on Canal Alliance

Posted: December 7, 2021

ABC7 covers Canal Alliance’s work on community support during the Holiday season. Canal Alliance supports Marin County’s Immigrant Community.

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College of Marin Trades program prepares more grads

Posted: December 4, 2021

The College of Marin, In partnership with Canal Alliance and the Marin Builders Association will graduate 18 students with construction skills.

Omar Carrera, CEO of Canal Allinace.

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Marin, Sonoma nonprofits get $500k in grants for COVID response in vulnerable communities

Posted: December 2, 2021

Canal Alliance is among two non profits to receive funding to support pilot projects between health departments to rapidly scale up COVID-19 prevention and vaccination, especially in refugee, immigrant and migrant communities.

Oscar Humberto was reluctant to be vaccinated but found a dose easily once he was ready.(Alan Greenblatt/Governing)

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How One County Convinced Nearly All Its Residents to Get Vaccinated

Posted: November 29, 2021

Before the pandemic, Marin County had the lowest vaccination rates in California. Now, more than 90 percent of its adults are protected against COVID-19.

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Marin redistricting might consolidate Latino voters

Posted: November 11, 2021

Latino residents in Marin County might soon wield more influence on the Board of Supervisors given the direction that the redistricting process is taking.

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