now to support immigrant families.

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Marin Small-Business Owners Put Microgrants to Good Use

Posted: November 30, 2022

Darlin Ruiz received a $2,500 grant through an agency partnership dedicated to assisting some of the hardest-hit microbusinesses

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San Rafael gets funds for Canal area climate change project

Posted: November 28, 2022

San Rafael will use a $762,000 grant to fund an equity-guided study on the effects of sea level rise and climate change in the Canal.

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Canal 400 building on the waterfront


Marin nonprofits call for rent control in San Rafael

Posted: November 4, 2022

A coalition of Marin nonprofits is asking San Rafael to urgently adopt a rent control ordinance for the Canal neighborhood amid concerns of gentrification

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Workforce Development

Protected: Partnerships bolster workforce development initiatives

Posted: November 2, 2022

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cropped version of Oscar Morales artwork


Painting by Oscar Morales commemorates anniversary 

Posted: October 27, 2022

We are proud to unveil an original painting by Oscar Morales. The piece of art was commissioned to mark the 40th anniversary of Canal Alliance and to celebrate the paths of immigrants who are overcoming barriers to achieve their dreams. 

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Canal Alliance Adult Education Team


Fall 2022 Stakeholder Update from Omar Carrera, CEO

Posted: October 26, 2022

The impact that Canal Alliance makes in our community would not be possible without the support of generous people like you. We are proud to share the following updates with you in the areas of immigration legal services, social services, health services, and civic engagement.

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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.

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Neighborhood leader makes an impact

Posted: October 25, 2022

Darlin is co-founder of Voces del Canal, a volunteer advocacy group that is focused on improving the canal community.

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Civic Engagement

University student gives back

Posted: October 25, 2022

Britney Guiterrez Calderon registered new voters and advocated for equitable public infrastructure in the Canal community.

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Client Story

Graduate looks to the future

Posted: October 25, 2022

Maria Espinosa is among Cal Poly Humboldt’s first graduating class of 2022. She has been part of our University Prep program since middle school, took advantage of outdoor enrichment opportunities through high school.

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