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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KHSD board accused of failing to protect Black and Brown students

April 9, 2022 / By
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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. 

Bakersfield City Council officially adopts map 5B

April 9, 2022 / By
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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: A woman made of family, bread, and advocacy

March 30, 2022 / By
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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. 

Kegley Institute of Ethics will host Humanities Beyond Bars Symposium at CSUB

March 18, 2022 / By
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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. 

Bakersfield City Council Moves forward with map 5B

March 17, 2022 / By
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Wednesday night the Bakersfield City Council voted to adopt map 5B submitted by the Jakara Movement. 

Dedicated to making any impact she can Lori Pesante advocates for everyone she reaches

March 11, 2022 / By
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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.

Bakersfield community members express which map should move forward for redistricting

March 3, 2022 / By
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Every ten years after the census data is collected the process of redistricting starts. Redistricting includes the City Council Wards to ensure that each council member is covering an equal number of constituents.

Jessica Grimes: An advocate for students and her community

February 25, 2022 / By
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Editor’s Note: To celebrate Black History Month, Kern Sol News is highlighting notable Black leaders in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.

Just because it’s hard doesn’t mean you don’t belong: Paula Parks shares her story

February 12, 2022 / By
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Editor’s Note: To celebrate Black History Month, Kern Sol News is highlighting notable Black leaders in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.

CSU system announces caste being added to anti-discrimination policy

January 27, 2022 / By
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The Cal State University system has announced that they will be adding caste to their Interim CSU Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Exploitation, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Retaliation issued on January 1, 2022.