Elizabeth Sanchez

Elizabeth Sanchez Elizabeth Sanchez is the program associate for South Kern Sol. She can be reached at elizabeth@southkernsol.org.

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VIDEO: Bakersfield High student stabbed in violent brawl; two students arrested

October 19, 2018 / By and

Two students were arrested Friday after a Bakersfield High student was stabbed on campus the day before.

‘We can fight back:’ Community comes together to learn how to tackle issues undocumented immigrants face in Kern County

October 18, 2018 / By
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When an immigration officer conducts a warrantless arrest, it’s usually because the person has said too much or wasn’t aware of their rights.

South Kern Sol’s executive director inspires youth to lift up their voices and dream big

October 14, 2018 / By

Editor’s Note: To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, South Kern Sol is highlighting notable latinos in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.

Delano leader carries on mother’s legacy with pesticide and youth advocacy

October 12, 2018 / By

Editor’s Note: To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, South Kern Sol is highlighting notable latinos in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.

Raymond Gonzales, the ‘Godfather of Bakersfield Chicano Movement,’ remembered as a community hero

October 6, 2018 / By
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Before he passed, Raymond Gonzales had one request for his memorial service: that his loved ones tell the truth and speak from the heart, and that’s exactly what they did Friday morning.

Kern High School District approves policies that protect immigrant students and families

October 3, 2018 / By
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Compelled by state law passed last year, Kern High School District board members voted Monday to enact a slew of policies that bolster protections to immigrant students and their families.

South Kern Sol’s youth reporter recognized for advocating for LGBTQ justice in Kern

September 29, 2018 / By
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South Kern Sol’s youth reporter Chyna Patz has received a Community Champion Award for the 2018 The California Endowment Youth Awards, which recognizes the incredible work young leaders have undertaken.

South Kern Sol breaks down public charge

September 29, 2018 / By
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Immigrants who have received public assistance may soon have a more difficult time obtaining a green card under a new rule announced by the Department of Homeland Security this week.

To go green, this school is knocking down trees. Students aren’t happy

September 23, 2018 / By
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During lunch period at Voorhies Elementary School last Thursday, it looked like a lesson in civics and participatory government.