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Census Bureau hiring for 2020 Census

January 9, 2020 / By

The U.S. Census Bureau is ramping up its national recruiting efforts to hire part-time census takers for the 2020 Census.

Education equity group to hold community forum on student discipline and school climate

January 7, 2020 / By

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 now open for Kern County Teacher Recruitment Fair

January 2, 2020 / By

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.

California expands healthcare coverage to young undocumented adults

January 2, 2020 / By

With the new year, California has expand health care coverage to young undocumented adults through California’s Medicaid program Medi-Cal.

CAPK seeking applicants to fill two board positions

December 28, 2019 / By

The Community Action Partnership of Kern is looking for representatives to join its Board of Directors, specifically under the private sector and low-income sector for the South Kern services area.

Homeless Collaborative seeking volunteers for Point-In-Time Count

December 26, 2019 / By

The Kern County Homeless Collaborative is looking for volunteers to help conduct the annual countywide Point-In-Time Count.

Bill that would grant legal status to farm workers passed in House; sent to Senate

December 18, 2019 / By

A new bill that would give legal status to thousands of undocumented farm workers passed in the House of Representatives Dec.

COMMENTARY: Christmas Can Help Us Prepare for the 2020 U.S. Census

December 12, 2019 / By

By Louis Medina

(This article was originally published in the December 2019 issue of Kern County Family Magazine)

The Christmas story from the Gospel of Luke shows us how a census can alter the course of world events.

Holiday drives begin to address child food insecurity

December 3, 2019 / By

Senator Melissa Hurtado and Kern County Supervisor David Couch are holding holiday drives this month to address child food insecurity in the southern Central Valley.

Youth Empowering Success at Bakersfield College to host first social justice conference, featuring NFL players

December 2, 2019 / By

National Football League players Demairo Davis and Josh Norman will advocate for social justice at the first Dear America, a Social Justice Conversation conference, held at Bakersfield College.