Posted: May 17, 2023
Canal Alliance is delighted to announce a newly formed Marin Climate Justice Collaborative (MCJC). As a first-of-its-kind project in Marin, MCJC brings together leaders from two of Marin County’s communities at most imminent risk of climate impacts in the Bay Area: unincorporated Marin City and the Canal neighborhood in San Rafael.
Posted: April 11, 2023
San Rafael has opened up competitive bidding for $1.4 million to support the creation of more affordable homes.
Posted: April 1, 2023
The Marin Economic Forum looked at equity through an economic lens, which means evaluating how even income and opportunities are distributed across our residents.
Posted: March 21, 2023
Housing is a critical issue facing low-income communities, and Canal Alliance advocates for the rights of tenants in the Canal neighborhood. With the support of the San Francisco Foundation and a coalition of partner organizations, Canal Alliance is empowering residents, preventing evictions, and ensuring that affordable housing remains accessible to low-income families.
Posted: October 11, 2022
Residents of an apartment building located at 400 Canal Street are faced with potential loss of their housing, having received ‘buy-out’ letters from the building’s new corporate ownership,
Posted: August 30, 2022
The Canal neighborhood of San Rafael is geographically isolated and densely populated: more than 12,000 people live in two square miles.
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
Posted: October 22, 2020
Updates on our advocacy and policy work leading up to the November 3rd election and more.
Posted: October 20, 2020
As part of our civic engagement activities at Canal Alliance, we are organizing a Staff Election Days of Service Project to show the value and impact of participating in elections on policy and elected decision-makers.
Posted: September 17, 2020
Updates on our advocacy and policy work, the Canal Wi-Fi network and more.