By Kern Educators for Ethnic Studies
Kern County Educators for Ethnic Studies stands in solidarity with our black students, teachers, and community. Unequivocally and unapologetically, we honor our community and say: Black
“Prior to the fights, it was a very peaceful protest,” a Bakersfield Police Department spokesman said of a local Breonna Taylor vigil in late September.
But that would change quickly when counter protesters arrived.
In the Delano-McFarland area, people enjoy spending their summer days at Lake Woollomes – a 455-acre area where families can have picnics, children can run around, and anyone can enjoy the water, whether they are boating, swimming, or fishing.
Arvin community members came together Tuesday morning to make a last-minute push, encouraging the community to respond to the 2020 Census, with the unveiling of a Census-themed mural in Arvin.
Phoebe Nguyen’s senior year of high school has already proven to be busy. She is not only juggling her new busy school schedule with distance learning, but she has also been putting in tremendous effort to spark change in her community.
Local youth in Delano and McFarland have started their own businesses as a way to make a little extra cash during the pandemic.