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CEO Omar Carrera

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Fall 2021 Stakeholder Update from CEO, Omar Carrera

Posted: October 12, 2021

The impact that Canal Alliance makes in our community would not be possible without the support of many generous people like you. As a key stakeholder in our efforts to help Marin’s Latino immigrant community break the generational cycle of poverty, we are pleased to share this fall update about our strategic initiatives.

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San Rafael neighborhood

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This neighborhood in Marin is the most segregated in the Bay Area

Posted: October 7, 2021

The Canal neighborhood of San Rafael is among the most segregated districts in the Bay Area, according to a study.

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Marin Co. has highest vaccination rate in CA with 90% of eligible residents fully vaccinated

Posted: September 21, 2021

Marin County has reached a milestone. 97 percent of this county’s eligible residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine and 90 percent are fully vaccinated, but the milestones don’t stop here.

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Dominican University volunteer students at Canal Alliance

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Dominican Partners To Support Rental Assistance Program

Posted: September 16, 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic greatly exacerbating housing insecurity in Marin County, Dominican University of California has partnered with the County of Marin and Canal Alliance on an emergency rental assistance program that helps connect local residents with resources and support.

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Canal Alliance Immigration Updates

Immigration

TPS Extension and Re-Designation for Haiti

Posted: September 13, 2021

Good news for the Haitian immigrant community!  

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Know Your Rights

Immigration

TPS extended until December 2022 for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Honduras, Nepal and Sudan

Posted: September 13, 2021

If you have TPS from one of these countries, your work permit will be automatically renewed and will be valid until December 31, 2022.

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Local youth celebrate graduation after a year of online learning.

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Canal Alliance is committed to building a more equitable Marin

Posted: September 9, 2021

Canal Alliance is a Giving Marin Grantee. Explore the impact of our work over the course of the pandemic.

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Our America: Todos Unidos | Resources, organizations supporting Hispanic community in Bay Area

Posted: September 9, 2021

Here are the organizations that are working to support the Hispanic, Latino and Latinx communities in our area and throughout the nation.

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Arandu Alvarez, Case Investigator

Workforce Development

A graduate of two workforce training programs, Arandu Alvarez’s career is on track

Posted: September 8, 2021

Arandu Alvarez is part of a critical public health team that is helping to prevent the transmission of Covid-19 in the Canal neighborhood and across Marin County by providing health education, testing, and vaccination outreach.

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Henry Velasquez, Youth Education Manager

Stories from the Front Lines

Stories from the front lines: Henry Velasquez, Youth Education Manager

Posted: August 12, 2021

When schools first went to remote teaching, Henry Velasquez, UP! Youth Education Manager, worked with a student who had no internet access and as a result, was completely disconnected from teachers, classes, and assignments. One year later, Henry reports that based on the persistence of the student, and with support from UP! staff, the student is on track.  

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