Posted: October 25, 2023
It was 2013 and I was a newlywed, living with my new husband in a rented apartment in the Canal neighborhood of San Rafael.I was home recovering from a long battle with cancer, unable to work as a chef or barista in cafes and restaurants as I had for the ten years since first coming here from Mexico.
Posted: September 21, 2023
Organizations from across Marin gathered on September 14 at Dominican University of California to work together to find solutions for Marin’s worsening housing crisis.
Posted: September 14, 2023
We are proud to announce that in June, Canal Aliance was awarded $60,000 by the San Francisco Foundation to advance our work to provide career
Posted: August 24, 2023
Today, we honor Catherine Ramberg, who has been instrumental in shaping the lives of countless students through her dedication and passion for teaching over the past 20 years.
Posted: July 17, 2023
For the best family services in Marin, the 2023 readers’ choice Best of the County winner is Canal Alliance!
Posted: April 11, 2023
In San Rafael’s Canal neighborhood, volunteer Bruce Todd has made a difference in the lives of Latino immigrants through his unwavering commitment to teaching English, offering guidance, and supporting citizenship aspirations at Canal Alliance.
Posted: March 31, 2023
Canal Alliance has secured $524,161 in new funding for our workforce programs, which break the generational cycle of poverty for low-income Latino immigrants in Marin County
Posted: November 2, 2022
Four years ago, Canal Alliance launched a certificate-based construction skills pilot program in partnership with College of Marin and Marin Small Builder Association. To date, nearly 200 low-income Latino residents have gained construction skills that lead to higher paying jobs.
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.
Posted: August 31, 2022
Access to the beauty and benefits of the outdoors is limited for many young people including first generation Latino students and newly arrived immigrant youth from the Canal neighborhood.