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Kern County receives a grant for development of a Clean Energy and Carbon Management Business Park

May 5, 2022 / By
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Kern County has been awarded a Communities  Local Energy Action Program (LEAP) technical assistance grant by the U.S.

Leadership Council asks community to speak about housing crisis in Bakersfield

April 21, 2022 / By
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The Leadership Council released a press release asking community members to attend a community meeting for the housing crisis in Bakersfield. 

Taft College receives five big donations for Taft College’s 100th birthday

April 21, 2022 / By
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Taft College celebrated its 100th birthday and received a total of $600,000 in donations from five large donors.

KHSD board accused of failing to protect Black and Brown students

April 9, 2022 / By
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The NAACP chapter in Bakersfield held a press conference Monday evening before the KHSD board meeting to address a student being called a racial slur and several other incidents in the Kern High School District. 

Bakersfield City Council officially adopts map 5B

April 9, 2022 / By
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Wednesday night the Bakersfield City Council officially adopted map 5B (Unity map).

The map had been submitted by the Jakara movement in hopes of keeping the Punjabi and other communities together as opposed to other maps that would separate them.

Harveen Kaur: A woman made of family, bread, and advocacy

March 30, 2022 / By
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Harveen Kaur is a woman who leads with passion and grace. As a Kern County and City of Bakersfield community organizer for the Jakara Movement, Kaur is devoted to ensuring her community has equitable treatment and resources.