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Outdoors & Recreation

Marin County considers free admission to parks

Posted: April 10, 2023

All of Marin County’s parks and open space preserves could soon be free to visit under a proposal to eliminate parking fees at five sites.

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Outdoors & Recreation

Jordan Vasquez: Student volunteer becomes a mentor to immigrant youth

Posted: October 25, 2022

Jordan Vasquez started out as a volunteer teacher’s aide at Canal Alliance helping immigrants speak English. Jordan is now helping immigrant youth in the OFY program as the Client success Mentor Coordinator.

Youth prractice at Canal FC

Outdoors & Recreation

New football club gives youth equitable access to competitive sports

Posted: September 1, 2022

After five years of planning and organizing, the dream of having a competitive Football Club in the Canal neighborhood is now a reality.  

A group of youth explore Point Reyes National Seashore

Outdoors & Recreation

Closing the ‘nature gap’ for Latino youth in Marin

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.

Pickleweed Park Green Field

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.

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