Meet Edith Mata, the newest member of the Census Student Liaison team at Kern Sol News.
Edith is currently a full-time sophomore at Bakersfield College where she is majoring in Business Administration and Spanish.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kern County Library branches will be closed effective immediately at the direction of the Kern County Administrative Office and Kern County Department of Public Health.
The countdown to 2020 Census means overtime hours and extra miles for tireless advocates like Cristina Camacho.
If you haven’t crossed paths with Camacho during one of her many visits up and down the Central Valley she’s been actively training community-based organizations and engaging residents on the upcoming Census, chances are you may have seen or heard her as a guest on any number of local TV and radio shows.
BY JOURDAN BENNETT-BEGAYE
The first enumeration of the 2020 Census starts this week in Toksook Bay, Alaska, a remote Yup’ik village on the coast of the Bering Sea.
Featured photo: Dolores Huerta, center, co-founder of the United Farm Workers Union leads the third annual Women’s March of Kern County Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Bakersfield, California.
National Football League players, dreamers, foster youth, members of the LGBTQ community and others from all walks of life came together Tuesday for the Dear America: A Social Justice Conversation event at Bakersfield College to hear about becoming agents of change in their community.