The Kern Complete Count Committee launched its community-based census education outreach efforts last week at the Martin Luther Kind Jr. Community Center with a goal to get an accurate count for the 2020 Census.
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.
Kern County residents heard from a number of immigrant rights advocates Wednesday at the Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance’s second Immigrant Civil Rights Conference at Hodel’s Country Dining.
Kern County officials announced a possible plan last month that would decrease the homeless population on the streets.
The Department of Homeland Security recently adopted a new “public charge” rule in August that is set to go into effect in just a few weeks.
After receiving much push back from environmental justice advocates, politicians pulled a bill that would have exempt small refineries from air monitoring and reporting.