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Workforce Development

Marin workforce training program for Latinos bolstered by $524K grant

Posted: April 30, 2023

With the support of a $524,161 grant, Canal Alliance’s workforce development programs can carry forward and expand into new career fields.

Filemon a Workforce Graduate.

Adult Education

Canal Alliance secures $500k grant to bolster workforce development programs

Posted: March 31, 2023

Canal Alliance has secured $524,161 in new funding for our workforce programs, which break the generational cycle of poverty for low-income Latino immigrants in Marin County

Workforce Development

Protected: Partnerships bolster workforce development initiatives

Posted: November 2, 2022

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Entrepreneur achieves through education

Posted: October 25, 2022

Melkyn Mazariegos came to the U.S. from Guatemala as a teenager to support his family and make a better life for himself.

Client Story

A budding flower business takes root 

Posted: October 25, 2022

Fifteen years ago, Iris Y. de Leon learned to speak English by taking ESL classes at Canal Alliance. This year she started her own flower business. 

Two people with US flags and citizenship certificates in front of the US citizenship office

Client Story

Gabriela Araceli Guiterrez and Filemon Para Hernandez: U.S. citizens and new voters

Posted: September 21, 2022

In this interview, Gabriela and Filemon detail their incredible journey, ongoing pursuit of educational opportunities, and what citizenship means to their family.  

Workforce Development

The State of the Economy

Posted: September 6, 2022

North Bay businesses meet high demand, but shore up for a slowdown.

A responsible way for North Bay counties to ensure their economies remain robust is to support Latino business owners.

Workforce Development

Bank of America provides $155,000 in grants to Marin nonprofits

Posted: August 28, 2022

Bank of America has awarded a total of $155,000 to nine Marin County nonprofit organizations as part of its Charitable Foundation grant program.

Workforce Development

Constructing the future with Marin Builders Association and College of Marin

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.

Client Story

Local Business Spotlight: Surisadai Cuervo of L&M and S&H Cleaners

Posted: June 3, 2022

Surisadai Cuervo, who goes by Suri, is a successful businesswoman who kept L&M cleaners afloat through the pandemic and despite a competitive market by focusing on customer service and at-home delivery, S&H Cleaners. 

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