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Oscar Humberto was reluctant to be vaccinated but found a dose easily once he was ready.(Alan Greenblatt/Governing)


How One County Convinced Nearly All Its Residents to Get Vaccinated

Posted: November 29, 2021

Before the pandemic, Marin County had the lowest vaccination rates in California. Now, more than 90 percent of its adults are protected against COVID-19.

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County Considers Consolidating Latino Voters 

Posted: November 16, 2021

County leaders are weighing electoral maps that could unify Latino voters who have been historically marginalized. As the redistricting deadline approaches, CEO Omar Carrera urged

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Marin redistricting might consolidate Latino voters

Posted: November 11, 2021

Latino residents in Marin County might soon wield more influence on the Board of Supervisors given the direction that the redistricting process is taking.

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Francisco Gomez, entrepreneur and successful small business owner

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Meet Francisco Gomez: entrepreneur and successful small business owner 

Posted: November 4, 2021

What does it take to launch a successful small business during a pandemic? For Francisco Gomez, it required hard work, careful planning, and the application of practical skills acquired through the Workforce Program. We caught up with this busy entrepreneur to learn about his journey, over eight years in the United States, and his plans to grow F.G. Window Cleaning.

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Canal Alliance contributes to statewide report on health equity

Posted: October 27, 2021

The California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN) report explores the tools used to address health equity and racial justice, and provides recommendations to policy makers.  

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CEO Omar Carrera


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


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


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


TPS Extension and Re-Designation for Haiti

Posted: September 13, 2021

Good news for the Haitian immigrant community!  

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