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Bill that would grant legal status to farm workers passed in House; sent to Senate

December 18, 2019 / By

A new bill that would give legal status to thousands of undocumented farm workers passed in the House of Representatives Dec.

Youth Empowering Success at Bakersfield College to host first social justice conference, featuring NFL players

December 2, 2019 / By

National Football League players Demairo Davis and Josh Norman will advocate for social justice at the first Dear America, a Social Justice Conversation conference, held at Bakersfield College.

Bakersfield College introduces Valley-wide health equity collaborative; aims to improve rural health with policy change

November 26, 2019 / By

Health professionals from across the Central Valley gathered in Delano Friday to discuss at the Rural Poverty and Health Equity Summit a new collaboration that addresses health inequities in rural communities.

‘Today, I am an American’: People from around the world become citizens at Naturalization ceremony at CSUB

November 13, 2019 / By

Seventy-Five people from countries around the world gathered in Cal State Bakersfield’s Dore Theater Tuesday morning to complete the final step in becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States of America.

Kern Complete Count Committee launches 2020 Census canvassing efforts for hard-to-count communities

November 6, 2019 / By

The Kern Complete Count Committee launched its community-based census education outreach efforts last week at the Martin Luther Kind Jr.

Census 2020: San Joaquin Valley Represents the New California

October 24, 2019 / By

We Need All Hands on Deck for Census 2020 for a Full and Accurate Count

As we gear up for the 2020 Census, we need to keep our eyes on the prize about encouraging full participation so that our communities receive the resources that they need to build new schools, roads, and other public facilities.