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Nick Hill takes the helm as Interim Executive Director of MLKcommUNITY Initiative

April 11, 2024 / By
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Today, Nick Hill was named the Interim Executive Director of the Circle of Life Development Foundation, also known as the MLKcommUNITY Initiative, which is an economic development organization dedicated to fostering growth and prosperity in the community. 

Sen. Republicans Propose Bill to Count Only U.S. Citizens in 2030 Census, Stirring Debate on Representation and Immigration Policy

February 9, 2024 / By
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Senate Republicans have announced they have introduced a bill that will only require U.S. citizens to be counted in the next census count in 2030.

The United Liberation Front hosts movie night despite KCSO attempt to cancel

January 31, 2024 / By
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The United Liberation Front (ULF) released a statement regarding the attempt Kern County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) made to stop ULF’s latest movie showing of “Gueto 2009,” a Spanish film depicting a Palestinian story, on January 26.

‘Know Your Rights’ presentation on interactions with law enforcement and ICE to be held in Taft

January 24, 2024 / By

The Rapid Response Network of Kern will host a “Know Your Rights” presentation on what to do when interacting with law enforcement and ICE officers, on February 8 from 6:30 p.m.

CFA reaches tentative agreement, ending CSU statewide strike after one day

January 23, 2024 / By
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California Faculty Association (CFA) has announced they have reached a tentative agreement ending CFA’s systemwide strike walkout that began January 22.

BC to host FAFSA resource fair for upcoming and current students

January 18, 2024 / By

Bakersfield College (BC) will host a Financial Aid Fest on Feb. 7th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,