South Kern Sol
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Community Action Partnership of Kern is holding a free farmers market next week in Lamont.
Beginning at 3 p.m., community members can come to the Lamont Library and grab free produce.
COMMENTARY: While state budget extends health benefits for undocumented young adults, we’re still fighting for #Health4All
BY NATALY SANTAMARIA
In my work at Visión y Compromiso, an organization dedicated to advancing the work of Promotoras and Community Health Workers (CHWs), I’m reminded every day of why we need universal health coverage for all residents, regardless of age or immigration status.
The Women’s March Kern County and the Rapid Response Network of Kern are partnering to host a Light for Liberty event next week.
‘If you don’t participate in the Census, Trump wins’: Governor stands behind immigrant communities; denounces addition of citizenship question
In response to the Supreme Court’s decision to block — for now — the addition of the citizenship question to the 2020 Census questionnaire, the governor urged Californians to participate in the census next year — no matter the final ruling.
COLUMN: Community wants to see results from Kern High School District’s teacher diversity initiatives
BY ANTHONY FUENTES
Years ago a student asked me why there was so much pressure on students to go to the high school in their neighborhood while the teachers in that school were, by and large, not from and certainly did not live in the neighborhood.
Delano’s LGBTQ+ Alliance is holding a day of action this weekend to celebrate Pride Month.
The event includes messages from speakers and a two-mile march, beginning at the corner of High Street and Cecil Avenue at the International Community sign.
Community members are getting ready to celebrate Juneteenth, an annual event which commemorates the ending of slavery in the U.S.
Recent rainfall has caused an increase in mosquito activity in Kern, according to Kern Mosquito and Vector Control District.
BY CAROLINE FARRELL
California’s first Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris held a listening in Bakersfield in May, with hopes to hear about local challenges and to share the Administration’s priorities, which advocate for health equity, advancing the social determinants of health and screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) from lifelong exposure to toxic environments (social, physical, and natural).
The City of Bakersfield Recreation & Parks is holding a swimsuit drive for those in need.