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Canal Alliance Receives National Accolade

August 10, 2023

Laura Jimenez-Diecks, Richard Martinez, Yolanda Oviedo and Carly Finkle (from left) of Canal Alliance at UnidosUs’s 2023 annual conference. 

As part of the 2023 UnidosUS Annual Conference — The Power of US, Canal Alliance was named the 2023 UnidosUS California. Regional Affiliate of the Year. UnidosUS President and CEO Janet Murguía presented the award to Canal Alliance’s Richard Martinez, chief programs officer, on July 24 during the awards gala marking the conclusion of UnidosUS’s 2023 annual conference.

Canal Alliance joined thousands of community and business leaders, young advocates and allies from across the country to discuss issues affecting the Latino community. Since its founding in 1968, UnidosUS has understood that the foundation of its national advocacy and civil rights work is its Affiliate Network, which is composed of nearly 300 independent community-based organizations throughout the country.

Canal Alliance exists to break the generational cycle of poverty for Latino immigrants and their families by lifting barriers to their success. The organization helps to educate, empower, support and partner with motivated immigrants and their families to best meet their needs.

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