When people think of foster care, they often think of the youth in the system. But foster parents play a key role in helping these youth grow into responsible young adults.
Lately, there has been quite a dispute in my hometown of McFarland. The argument is over whether the city of McFarland will grant GEO Group, a for-profit prison company, permits to open and operate immigration detention facilities in town.
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.
It’s not uncommon for foster youth to be put on medication for a long period of time.
By Kevin McNeill
In 2014, various civil rights organizations and individual students sued the Kern High School District (KHSD), the Kern County Department of Education (KCDOE) and the California Department of Education (CDE) in response to the disproportionate suspension of Black and Latino students.
By Louis Medina
(This article was originally published in the December 2019 issue of Kern County Family Magazine)
The Christmas story from the Gospel of Luke shows us how a census can alter the course of world events.