JaNell Gore

Ja'Nell Gore is a student at Cal State Bakersfield. In addition to writing for Kern Sol News she is a poet who loves any chance she has to perform and be with her community.

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CAPK receives $5 million from the Bezos Day 1 Families Fund to help the homeless community

November 22, 2023 / By
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In a press release Tuesday, the Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK) announced that they received a $5 million grant from the Bezos Day 1 Families Fund.

Dr. Yamin emphasizes the importance of vaccines during the holidays

November 17, 2023 / By
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The holiday season is meant to bring cheer all around, not viruses. Dr. Zeba Yamin with Dignity Health Group Spoke with Kern Sol News about the importance of getting vaccinated, especially before the holidays. 

Homeless and foster youth are suspended at disproportionate rates in California Schools

November 13, 2023 / By
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When children are disciplined in schools, a common outcome is being sent home on suspension; a recent study looks into how this affects homeless and foster youth. 

‘No matter how small. To them, that’s huge’: CRLA attorneys speak about helping the community

November 3, 2023 / By
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With the fear of legal fees, many people may avoid getting the legal assistance they need.

City of Bakersfield Parks and Recreation seeks community input to prioritize park investments

October 24, 2023 / By
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The City of Bakersfield Recreation & Parks Department is hosting a prioritization workshop tonight at 6:00 p.m.

‘We’re going to get what we’ve been begging for’: MLK community is excited to see overdue change coming to the park

October 20, 2023 / By
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From being a place for community events and familial gatherings to being abandoned, Martin Luther King Jr.

‘Change is here in town’: Taft City School District is urged to pick maps Cherry or Plum in districting process

October 13, 2023 / By
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Taft City School District held its fourth public hearing regarding districting the areas. Advocates are pushing for two specific maps to be the top choices for the board to pick. 

‘We don’t need our schools to be so politicized’

October 6, 2023 / By
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In an attempt to hold schools accountable, the Board of Education Improvement Coalition has started to find people for the Board of Education seats.

CAPK and the Wonderful Company partner together for new food bank center

September 29, 2023 / By

On October 5, the Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK) and the Wonderful Company will have their grand opening for the Wonderful Community Food Center from 10:00 a.m.

A vigil will be held in honor of community activist, Daniel Landeros

September 25, 2023 / By
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Daniel Landeros, a community advocate and teacher, tragically lost his life to gun violence on his birthday, last Monday night at Yokuts Park.