Monthly Archives: September 2016

Kern Youth, This Poem is For You.

September 30, 2016 / By


By Nora Ramirez

No todo es color de rosa

A veces hay caminos negros Los que marcan nuestras vidas y destinan caminos inimaginables Con destinos desapercibidos Que ahora son nuestra realidad


De lo que está formada esta tierra.

Celebrating AB1066 – ‘It’s About Time’ Farmworkers Get Overtime Pay

September 30, 2016 / By

Coachella Uninc., Commentary, Leydy Rangel

Children of farmworkers grow up seeing their parents wake up before sunrise, just early enough to make lunch, pack it and drive as far as it takes to get to work.

A Child of Encarceration

September 30, 2016 / By

We’Ced Youth Media, Jermiah Castillo

Ed. Note: Jeremiah Castillo, 13, is a Merced resident and aspiring community activist.

“We will be there in November, at the voting booth”

September 30, 2016 / By

By Randy Villegas

Ed. Note. This piece was read at South Kern Sol’s Youth Summer Arts Festival on July 7, 2016 in Rexland Acres Park.

Lisa Green — Closing Libraries Won’t Make Us Safer

September 13, 2016 / By

By Randy Villegas

During a recent Board of Supervisors meeting Kern County District Attorney Lisa Green declared that public safety must remain the top priority.

More Than a Thousand Gather to Celebrate BHC-SK’s 6th Anniversary

September 1, 2016 / By

South Kern Sol, News Report, Yesenia Aguilar

More than a thousand South Kern residents turned out for the sixth annual Building Healthy Communities South Kern (BHC-SK) celebration this past Saturday.