CHICAGO, IL — 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.
At the conference, Canal Alliance joined thousands of community and business leaders, young advocates, and allies from across the country to discuss vital 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 all their unique needs.
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About UnidosUS UnidosUS is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that serves as the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization. Since 1968, we have challenged the social, economic, and political barriers that affect Latinos through our unique combination of expert research, advocacy, programs, and an Affiliate Network of nearly 300 community-based organizations across the United States and Puerto