South Kern Sol, in partnership with Bakersfield College, now accepting applications for fellowship program

October 4, 2018 /

South Kern Sol is accepting applications from Bakersfield College students to partake in the CA 2020: Democracy Media Fellowship. The program is a partnership with Bakersfield College and focuses on providing Bakersfield College students hands-on media literacy training and helping amplify youth voice.

Up to five Bakersfield College students will be selected to partake in the six-month-long program, beginning this month through March 2019. The students will receive training in journalism by South Kern Sol staff, media leaders and have access to special events, networking events and more.

The deadline to submit an application is noon on Oct. 9. Click here to fill out an application.

Sonia Nazario

The fellowship students, along with the partnership, will be announced at a free public forum, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario. The event begins at 7 p.m. on Oct. 9 at Forum 101 at Bakersfield College, 1801 Panorama Drive.

Those interested in attending the event should register at

The CA 2020: Democracy Media Fellowship was developed through a unique partnership
between Bakersfield College, South Kern Sol, and California Humanities, with additional support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Virginia and Alfred Harrell Foundation.

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