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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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Ana Tafolla, Senior Manager for Social Services

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Once a newcomer, Ana Tafolla is using her Master’s Degree to build a path for new immigrant youth

Posted: August 12, 2021

When Ana Tafolla arrived in Marin as a teenager, she began high school in San Rafael and joined the afterschool program for newcomers at Canal Alliance. Today, Ana is Senior Manager for Social Services and leads a critical new initiative for newly arrived immigrant youth known as Opportunity for Youth (OFY).   

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Laura Jiménez-Diecks, Supervising Case Manager

Stories from the Front Lines

Stories from the Front Lines: One Year Later

Posted: July 22, 2021

Laura Jiménez-Diecks, Supervising Case Manager, shared a client story that spoke to the severe impact of COVID-19 on immigrant families in Marin. Now, about a year later, Laura reflects on the response effort, a “metamorphosis over the course of the pandemic.”  

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Christina, Canal Alliance volunteer

Volunteer

Volunteer Spotlight: Dominican University student gives back

Posted: July 22, 2021

Christina Pathoumthong, a fourth-year History and Political Science major got involved with Canal Alliance through the Dominican University Service Learning Program.

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Jhovanny, Workforce Development graduate

Client Story

Workforce Development graduate builds a career in construction

Posted: July 22, 2021

Jhovanny, a Workforce Development graduate says he “advanced five years in my career by taking the three-month Construction Classes”

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Aliados por la salud members

COVID-19

Aliados por la Salud (Allies for Health) implement creative strategies to support the health of vulnerable communities

Posted: June 11, 2021

In January 2021, Canal Alliance joined the Aliados por la Salud (Allies for Health) campaign. This partnership includes University of California San Francisco, Marin County, and Merced County and is focused on identifying challenges and proposing solutions for improving COVID-19 services to Latino immigrant communities.  

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