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Lately, there has been quite a dispute in my hometown of McFarland. The argument is over whether the city of McFarland will grant GEO Group, a for-profit prison company, permits to open and operate immigration detention facilities in town.
The California Environmental Protection Agency is accepting applications for the Environmental Justice Small Grants Program, which seeks to build community resilience to climate change impacts.
By Kevin McNeill
In 2014, various civil rights organizations and individual students sued the Kern High School District (KHSD), the Kern County Department of Education (KCDOE) and the California Department of Education (CDE) in response to the disproportionate suspension of Black and Latino students.
Kern Sol News is looking for a passionate reporter to join our team.
The project coordinator and reporter will work collaboratively with the program’s youth participants and local program partners.
The Office of Financial Aid at Bakersfield College is hosting its annual Financial Aid Fest next month at multiple locations.
McFarland Planning Commission to hold hearing on possible expansion of immigrant detention facilities
Advocates in McFarland will gather at the City Planning Commission meeting at the Veteran’s Memorial Hall Tuesday at 6 p.m.
The U.S. Census Bureau is ramping up its national recruiting efforts to hire part-time census takers for the 2020 Census.
The Kern Education Justice Collaborative is holding a Community Forum this month to inform the community on how to achieve a more equitable education system in Kern County.
Registration is open for the 20th Annual Kern County Teacher Recruitment Fair.
Sponsored by the Kern County Superintendent of Schools Office, the event is the county’s largest gathering of school district recruiters in one location.
With the new year, California has expand health care coverage to young undocumented adults through California’s Medicaid program Medi-Cal.