Monthly Archives: April 2017

May Day March and Rally, May 1

April 22, 2017 / By

Youth leaders from South Kern Sol, community organizations, residents, and local businesses will be launching this year’s Social Justice Series on May 1 with a march and rally starting at 10 a.m.

Why I’m Walking Out on May Day

April 21, 2017 / By

By Phoenix Halling

I remember sitting in my Economics class on the morning of February 7.

Panel Discussion on How to Be an Ally to LGBTQ Community, April 19

April 18, 2017 / By

South Kern Sol, Staff

Pride Week is here! And to celebrate it, California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) will be hosting the 8th Annual Ally Rally on Wednesday, April 19, at 6 p.m.

‘There are no Do-Overs’ – Advocates Sound Alarm on 2020 Census

April 7, 2017 / By

New America Media, News Report, Honora Montano Lea en español

With the 2020 Census three years out, civil rights groups and census experts are sounding the alarm that pending actions by the Trump administration and Congress could severely hamper an accurate count of all communities.

Q&A: Jill Stein on the Wisdom of Young People

April 7, 2017 / By

By Cassidy Sheppard

In March, the Green Party of California’s General Assembly had its biannual meeting in Kern County, where it has about 1,000 members.

Op-ed: Let’s Keep Up the Momentum on Pesticide Safety Wins

April 7, 2017 / By

By Valerie Gorospe

Kern County recently said goodbye to Ruben Arroyo, a leader who worked hard to protect our communities from pesticide harms.

How Safe Are DACA Recipients?

April 3, 2017 / By

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore

When it comes to Trump’s changes to immigration policy, many immigrants have a common question: Who is affected and what do the changes mean for them?