National Football League players, dreamers, foster youth, members of the LGBTQ community and others from all walks of life came together Tuesday for the Dear America: A Social Justice Conversation event at Bakersfield College to hear about becoming agents of change in their community.
Larry Gonzales is on track to graduate in just two years with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from California State University, Bakersfield, but his journey to success has not been the easiest.
The 35 year old has served two prison sentences before beginning his education in the Fall of 2018.
Faculty, students and community members gathered at California State University, Bakersfield Tuesday to celebrate the opening of the campus’ first ever Dreamers Resource Center — a spot on campus that will ensure students and staff feel safe, comfortable and supported.
Jess Contreras is the Civic Engagement Manager for the Dolores Huerta Foundation. She has worked with the Foundation for six years.
National Football League players Demairo Davis and Josh Norman will advocate for social justice at the first Dear America, a Social Justice Conversation conference, held at Bakersfield College.
Health professionals from across the Central Valley gathered in Delano Friday to discuss at the Rural Poverty and Health Equity Summit a new collaboration that addresses health inequities in rural communities.
The Community Action Partnership of Kern is looking for representatives to join its Board of Directors, specifically under the private sector and low-income sector for the South Kern services area.
In the early 1990s, a man discovered his country had killed thousands of young men. The government made these men “disappear” in the 1980s, and tried to cover up these murders.