Bakersfield Residents Hold Die-In, Demand Police Accountability

14.11.2017 / By

South Kern Sol, News Report, Dean Welliver

The day before ACLU released a report detailing civil rights infractions by local Bakersfield law enforcement, a peaceful die-in was held to demand police accountability.

Voto Latino Inspires Kern County Youth At Austin Summit

10.11.2017 / By
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South Kern Sol, Veronica Morley

Photo above: Evan Smith of the Texas Tribune and Julian Castro (left to right)

I recently journeyed to the Voto Latino Power Summit 2017 in Austin, Texas to receive training and hear Latino leaders talk about the power of the Latino community in relation to current issues, including the state of DACA in Kern County and the U.S., and how the Latino youth must further mobilize to help create change in upcoming elections.

Why I Organized a Walkout to Defend DACA

06.11.2017 / By
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By Marisol Sanchez Verdin

Ed. Note: On Oct. 9, 2017, 17-year-old Golden Valley High School student Marisol Sanchez Verdin helped organize a three-school walkout in protest of the Sept.