Posts by Marivel Servin:
COMMENTARY: Living in crisis has been people’s ‘normal’ for generations; why wait for pandemic to do something about it?
Before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of low-income, undocumented, and other marginalized communities had been living paycheck to paycheck and struggling financially to make ends meet for their families.
Delano became the first city in Kern County to declare itself a sanctuary city after the city council voted to approve a resolution at the Aug.
After hearing hours of public comments at last week’s Delano city council meeting, the council voted against the addition of a national motto and tabled an issue that would make the city a sanctuary city.
Hundreds of Kern County residents united Friday with a goal to raise awareness of the “inhumane” conditions in immigration detention facilities across the country.
Pride month events have taken place across nation for decades, but in conservative cities like Delano, demonstrations like Delano’s LGBTQ+ Day of Action held last month was not accepted by many in the community.
Congressman TJ Cox visited Kern County Saturday for a town hall in Delano — a city that hasn’t had a town hall with a representative in more than 40 years.
I am Marivel Servin. Soy Mexicana, and I am a DACA recipient.
I was in the eighth grade when I realized not having “papeles” made me different.