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After Week of Action to defund police in schools, KHSD to vote on final budget for 2020-21 school year
A week before the Kern High School District is set to vote on the final budget for the 2020-21 school year, the Kern Education Justice Collaborative launched a week of action, calling to defund the District’s police department.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the McFarland Unified School District has decided to reopen schools in four phases, beginning Aug.
Mcfarland has decided to postpone the detention facilities, and as someone who lives near a detention center, I am relieved.
School districts across Kern County have begun to roll out their plans for school in the fall.
Education equity group starts petition to de-fund police in schools a week before budget is set to be approved
The Kern Education Justice Collaborative, a local education equity group, has started a petition that calls to de-fund the Kern High School District Police Department.
In the midst of a pandemic, people are left wondering how they can celebrate Pride Month.
Organizations call to defund police in schools, reallocate funds to provide more mental health services
In the midst of the Black Lives Matter movement, cities across the nation are calling to defund the police, and for many advocates, this call goes beyond city and county police departments.
Timoteo Prado, an organizer for the Dolores Huerta Foundation, had left the store when he was stopped by police officers and detained in 1992.
Because of this pandemic, many people across the nation have lost work and many are struggling with the prospect of being laid off from work.
Last month, the McFarland City Council voted to allow the GEO Group to open and operate Immigration Detention facilities in my hometown, and as a member of this community, I feel utterly betrayed knowing there will be not just one, but two immigration detention centers in my front yard.