Posts by Vanessa Villalvazo:
How the City of Wasco helped the community during the COVID-19 pandemic
The City of Wasco played a key role during the COVID-19 pandemic as they held pop-up vaccine clinics and food distributions with the help of the American Rescue Plan funding.
Delano educator teaches students the importance of giving back to the community
Johanna Felix has a passion for teaching and helping the community, so this year she combined both by starting a food drive.
Local teacher teaches students about the importance of Dia de los Muertos
The month of November is special to middle school teacher, Deveny Loera, because of Dia de los Muertos.
Imelda Meza Torres does her part as a Loud for Tomorrow member to help out the community
Imelda Meza Torres joined Loud for Tomorrow because the organization shares the same values as her and both know the power of youth and what it means to help the community.
High school students inform the community about the importance of voting
High school students Imelda Meza and Jesus Serrano are both in the organization Loud for Tomorrow and are phone banking on a weekly basis and are also taking the initiative to go out into the community and spread the word about voting.
UFW speaks about what AB2183 means and next steps
Governor Gavin Newsom signed the farmworkers union bill, Assembly Bill 2183, which will allow farmworkers to vote for or against unionization.
Latino Community Foundation (LCF) and Urbanist Collective combine in an effort to mobilize Latino voters
The Latino Community Foundation (LCF) and Urbanist Collective will host a workshop to mobilize Latino voters in California’s Central Valley on October 29 from 11AM-4Pm in 1005 11th Ave Delano, CA.
Immigrant rights activists, detained leaders speak up amidst labor strike
Immigrant rights and labor activists gathered outside the Golden State Annex and Mesa Verde Detention Centers on Sunday along with previously detained immigrants in support of currently detained immigrants who have been on labor strike for over four months.
Health officials predict a COVID-19 surge in the following months
Health officials predict a COVID-19 wave to hit in mid to late October and will rise in January.
Delano mayor dedicates himself to improving his communities
Editor’s Note: To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Kern Sol News is highlighting notable Hispanic leaders in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.