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‘We can fight back:’ Community comes together to learn how to tackle issues undocumented immigrants face in Kern County

October 18, 2018 / By
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When an immigration officer conducts a warrantless arrest, it’s usually because the person has said too much or wasn’t aware of their rights.

Raymond Gonzales, the ‘Godfather of Bakersfield Chicano Movement,’ remembered as a community hero

October 6, 2018 / By
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Before he passed, Raymond Gonzales had one request for his memorial service: that his loved ones tell the truth and speak from the heart, and that’s exactly what they did Friday morning.

South Kern Sol, in partnership with Bakersfield College, now accepting applications for fellowship program

October 4, 2018 / By
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South Kern Sol is accepting applications from Bakersfield College students to partake in the CA 2020: Democracy Media Fellowship.

Crowd gathers to protest rumored expansion of Mesa Verde Detention Facility

October 3, 2018 / By
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By Alejandra Alberto

“La gente unida, jamás será vencida,” — the united people will never be defeated — shouted a crowd gathered at Mesa Verde Detention Facility Thursday night to protest against rumors to expand the center.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist coming to Bakersfield to discuss immigration and journalism

September 19, 2018 / By
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario is coming to Bakersfield next month to discuss her experiences reporting on immigration and journalism.

Q&A: CRLA attorney Rebecca Buckley-Stein discusses school climate

September 18, 2018 / By
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Rebecca Buckley-Stein is an attorney with California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA), which offers free legal services to low income or no income rural communities in California.