Marivel Servin

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COMMENTARY: Living in crisis has been people’s ‘normal’ for generations; why wait for pandemic to do something about it?

March 27, 2020 / By

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 becomes first city in Kern to declare itself a sanctuary city

August 14, 2019 / By

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.

Delano City Council votes against the addition of national moto; tables sanctuary city resolution

July 23, 2019 / By

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.

Community gathers to rally against ‘inhumane’ conditions in immigration detention facilities

July 16, 2019 / By

Hundreds of Kern County residents united Friday with a goal to raise awareness of the “inhumane” conditions in immigration detention facilities across the country.

COMMENTARY: Delano’s Day of Action was the first stride towards an inclusive environment

July 2, 2019 / By
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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.

Delano has first town hall in more than 40 years with Congressman TJ Cox

June 11, 2019 / By
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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.

‘Create a legacy of success’: BC student encourages community to raise their voices

May 16, 2019 / By

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.