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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NALEO makes final pushes to get people counted in 2020 Census

September 30, 2020 / By

Before the Secretary of Commerce announced the new target Census data of Oct. 5, the NALEO Education Fund worked hard to raise awareness to get people in Kern counted by the former Sept.

Hard-to-count communities in Bakersfield have low response rates with less than one month to respond to 2020 Census

September 4, 2020 / By

The latest Census data shows a number of areas in metro Bakersfield have response rates of less than 50 percent. 

COMMENTARY: Voter history plays a role in your vote today

August 19, 2020 / By

Voting has always been and still is a very important right — a right that some groups have fought for for decades.


August 14, 2020 / By

La Oficina del Censo de EE. UU. ha comenzado a dar seguimiento esta semana a los hogares de California que no han respondido al Censo 2020, que es la etapa final del recuento poblacional de todas las personas que viven en Estados Unidos.

Final stage of 2020 Census count begins this week with home visits

August 12, 2020 / By

The U.S. Census Bureau has begun following up this week with households in California that have not responded to the 2020 Census, which is the final stage of conducting the once-a-decade population count of everyone living in the United States.

Parents, teachers weigh in on reopening schools amid pandemic

July 22, 2020 / By

Kern County school districts are currently making decisions on how they are reopening in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Census Bureau to fill 700 jobs in Kern, accepting applications now

July 13, 2020 / By

The U.S. Census Bureau is looking to hire 700 workers for temporary jobs available in Kern County for the 2020 Census and is accepting applications online. 

Hear Me by JaNell Gore

July 7, 2020 / By

Why are we rioting? 

Why are we turning to violence?

How DARE we fight fire with fire?

Coalition advocating to de-fund BPD calls for community to participate in City Council meeting

June 23, 2020 / By

Peoples Budget Bako, a grassroots coalition that advocates for defunding local law enforcement and reallocating funds to other community resources, is calling for the community to participate in tomorrow’s Bakersfield City council meeting.

Juneteenth helps officer grapple with rising tensions sweeping the nation

June 18, 2020 / By

In light of recent events and the Black Lives Matter Movement sweeping the nation, Ardath Downey has found herself torn.