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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COMMON: ‘Voting is one of the greatest things a young person can do’

November 2, 2018 / By

Academy Award-winning actor and three-time Grammy recipient Common told local students they have the power to make a difference by voting.

Kern County’s new ACLU office seeks to protect ‘cherished constitutional rights’

November 1, 2018 / By

The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California celebrated the opening day of the new Kern County office Thursday morning with a press conference in front of the Liberty Bell in downtown Bakersfield.

Rexland Acres youth ready to kick off soccer season with new indoor field

October 27, 2018 / By

Kids in southeast Bakersfield will soon have a new soccer complex — thanks to their own advocacy.

Latinas unite to provide ‘space for women to come together and support each other’ at Bakersfield College

October 23, 2018 / By
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A ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday afternoon opened the first meeting of Bakersfield College’s newest campus club — Latinas Unidas.

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.