Community Blog

Local organization celebrates Autism ‘Acceptance’ Month

April 17, 2021 / By

April is Autism Awareness Month, however, there has been a push for a change in terminology to recognize it as Autism “Acceptance” Month.

Local law group informs community on racial equity in Kern housing

April 14, 2021 / By

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance staff held a virtual webinar Wednesday to inform residents on racial equity in Kern County Housing.

CAPK, United Way VITA Program to assist residents as Tax Day approaches

April 13, 2021 / By

With Tax Day just around the corner, organizations in Kern are working hard to provide residents assistance with their taxes.

Dream Center set to re-open mid-April

April 6, 2021 / By

The Kern County Network for Child’s Dream Center, a one-stop resource center for current and former foster youth and unaccompanied youth, is set to open at full capacity with its full menu of services beginning Monday, April 12 at 8 a.m.

COVID-19 vaccine clinic to take place in South East Bakersfield

April 5, 2021 / By

Adventist Health, Dignity Health, Kaiser Permanente, MLKcommUNITY Initiative, and The People’s Baptist Church Bakersfield are partnering to provide free vaccines to the community this upcoming weekend.

Kern Housing Authority accepting applications for rental, utility assistance program

April 2, 2021 / By

The Housing Authority of Kern County is now accepting applications for the Rent and Utility Assistance Program.