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Comentario: La ansiedad y la incertidumbre que acompaña a esta pandemia

July 24, 2020 / By

Por Dr. Steve Lopez, Director, La CLAVE

Tristeza, preocupación y miedo están aumentando por el coronavirus.

Judge approves temporary restraining order against city of McFarland, GEO over immigration detention center permits

July 15, 2020 / By

A federal judge has approved a temporary restraining order against the City of McFarland and the GEO Group, Inc.,

Students weigh in on elected official’s response to defund police

July 8, 2020 / By

The idea to defund the police has spread across the nation after the death of George Floyd, and many elected officials have weighed in on the idea. 

Skywriting Art Project protests Immigrant Detention Centers and Mass Incarceration over Fourth of July weekend

July 6, 2020 / By

As part of the nationwide “In Plain Sight” activist artwork protest, skywriting fleets left artist-created messages in the skies above Southern California detention centers, immigration courts, and other landmarks over the Fourth of July weekend. 

Despite calls to de-fund BPD, Bakersfield City adopts budget that allocates more funds to police

June 25, 2020 / By

The Bakersfield City Council voted at Wednesday’s meeting to adopt a budget that many say allocates too much money to the Bakersfield Police Department.

Community organizations call to de-fund BPD, reallocate funds to services that promote equity

June 17, 2020 / By

At a community budget meeting held Friday via Zoom, nearly 90 community members called to defund the Bakersfield Police Department and reallocate those funds to other community services.