In The 661: Youth Voices for Kern

Alejandra Alberto, South Kern Sol reporter, discusses the experiences of local undocumented youth on In the 661

April 10, 2018 / By
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South Kern Sol youth reporter, Alejandra Alberto, shares the story she wrote about DACA students and her experience reporting on this issue.

Gerald Cantu explains the LCAP process and discusses KHSD redistricting on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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Gerald Cantu the Educational Policy Director of the Dolores Huerta Foundation talks about the school budget process known as the Local Control Funding Formula/Local Control Accountability Plan and the Kern High School District’s decision to redistrict it’s trustee areas in light of the ruling that found the Kern County Board of Supervisors guilty of gerrymandering Latinos after a second majority district.

Gina Guzman discusses the Lamont High School Campaign on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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Gina Guzman a parent-leader in the campaign to establish a Lamont High School within the Kern High School District discusses the need for the high school, the response from the Kern High School District Board of Trustees, and what is next for the campaign.

Gustavo Aguirre talks about IVAN app for reporting local environmental hazards on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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Gustavo Aguirre talks about how youth leaders collaborated to create a new app, IVAN, for environmental justice.

Nataly Santamaria talks about how promotoras help improve physical and mental health of communities in Kern County on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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Nataly Santamaria from Vison y Compromiso talks about how promotoras work to increase health outcomes among the Kern County community.

Mily Trevino of Lideres Campesinas talks about the #Metoo movement on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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Mily Trevino the founder of Lideres Campesinas talks about her organizations connection to the #metoo movement and the risk of female farm workers to sexual assault.