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A press release from the governor’s office announced that Governor Newsom has proposed a $18.1 Billion inflation relief package.
The Kern County Public Health Department is hosting five vaccination clinics around Kern between May 10th-14th.
The City of Bakersfield and ECONorthwest presented a plan for increasing affordable housing in Bakersfield and had and answered questions from the community surrounding the plan.
The Leadership Council released a press release asking community members to attend a community meeting for the housing crisis in Bakersfield.
The NAACP chapter in Bakersfield held a press conference Monday evening before the KHSD board meeting to address a student being called a racial slur and several other incidents in the Kern High School District.
Wednesday night the Bakersfield City Council officially adopted map 5B (Unity map).
The map had been submitted by the Jakara movement in hopes of keeping the Punjabi and other communities together as opposed to other maps that would separate them.
Harveen Kaur is a woman who leads with passion and grace. As a Kern County and City of Bakersfield community organizer for the Jakara Movement, Kaur is devoted to ensuring her community has equitable treatment and resources.
The Kegley Institute of Ethics at Cal State Bakersfield will be hosting the Humanities Beyond Bars (HBB) Symposium, a series of events April 7th and 8th, on the CSUB campus to bring together formerly incarcerated students and scholars, activists, and campus and community members for collaboration, mutual support, and knowledge sharing.
Wednesday night the Bakersfield City Council voted to adopt map 5B submitted by the Jakara Movement.
Editor’s Note: To celebrate Women’s History Month, South Kern Sol is highlighting notable women in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.