Erick Jared

"Erick Jared is a committed college student at California State University, Bakersfield. He hopes to acquire a higher education to give back to his community. He is involved in Latinos Unidos Por Educación (L.U.P.E), which encourages a higher education for all Dreamers while providing a safe space to familiarize with other Dreamers."

Posts by Erick Jared:

Local non-profit commits to assist disadvantaged communities during financial aid season, despite pandemic challenges

October 6, 2020 / By

Financial aid season is here!

While many students are preparing their respective 2019 tax forms to input on the free financial aid applications, FAFSA or California Dream Act (CADAA), there are others who have never heard of such educational aids.

Calpulli Teopan Tecuantitlan: Preserving a historical dance culture

April 29, 2020 / By

Dancing to the rhythm of the HueHuetl drums in a circle-shaped set up, while wearing a headpiece covered in diverse and colorful bird feathers, is the way Aztec Dance culture is preserved.

COMMENTARY: How COVID-19 Stole My Life

April 6, 2020 / By

I was just hired on for a new job that started just three months ago. I should say that it took me more time to acquire this job than the amount of time it took for COVID-19 to snatch it from my hands.