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Next Thursday, September 28, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. the Bakersfield Museum of Art (BMoA) will debut four new exhibits for Fall 2023 during its opening reception.
During Tuesday evening’s meeting, the Kern County Board of Education had a discussion and public comment regarding mandating parent notifications on students’ gender identity.
On Wednesday evening, the Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability held a community housing meeting in Lamont to uplift community voices and discuss Kern County’s Housing Element with community members.
CERF program provides an update on the Governance Council, opens applications to be placed on ballot
On August 24, Kern County’s Community Economic Resilience Fund (CERF) Program leaders provided an update on their status with the Governance Council, what that means for the program, and how the public can be involved and have the opportunity to become part of the council.
Today, the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (KCHCC) announced the return of its annual Hispanic Business Conference and Expo happening from 1 p.m.
On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors held the annual TRUTH Act Community Forum during their regularly scheduled 9 a.m.
Tomorrow, a meeting will be held at 4 p.m. at Ford City Park in Taft to learn more about increasing Latino and Indigenous representation in the community of Taft.
On August 22 at 9 a.m., the Board of Supervisors will be conducting the annual TRUTH Act community forum to provide information to the public about ICE’s access to individuals and to receive and consider public comment.
During their July 11 meeting, Kern County Board of Education Trustee Lori Cisneros reported that she was looking to have the board adopt this policy that was similarly passed in the Chino Valley School District that would require schools to notify parents and guardians, within three days of learning, if their child asks to be identified with a gender or name different from what was assigned at birth and if their child uses a bathroom or participates in activities that do not align with the gender provided on their student record.
On Tuesday evening, Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability hosted a Kern community meeting in partnership with the Central Valley Air Quality (CVAQ) Coalition to discuss the Kern Carbon Management Business Park (CMBP) and the county’s plan for local carbon capture and storage.