Arts & Culture

‘Do they really know us’: Sikh community says park will give sense of belonging; don’t feel support from city officials, advocates say

23.10.2019 / By

After working with city officials, committees and community partners for almost two years, the Bakersfield Sikh community continues its efforts in naming a park of a Sikh civil rights leader; however there has been a recent halt to the process.

The California Endowment selects South Kern youth leader to serve on Foundation’s Youth Advisory Council

01.10.2019 / By

The California Endowment announced Monday Dean Welliver, a LGBTQ Organizer and Advocate from South Kern, was selected by his community to serve on the foundation’s President’s Youth Council.

Commentary: Targeted harassment of the GSA Club shows an unmet need for education on LGBTQ+ issues

18.09.2019 / By

My sister was more than excited about the first Gay-Straight Alliance meeting at Frontier High School.