Meet the Team of In the 661: Kiyoshi Tomono

April 10, 2018 / By
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Kiyoshi Tomono is the host for Kern’s newest webcast: In the 661. Take a look at this special segment to learn more about our host Kiyoshi Tomono.

‘Migrant Stories’ documentary can teach teens about immigrant struggle

January 3, 2018 / By

South Kern Sol, Commentary, JaNell Gore

Daisy Tafoya was a victim of cartel violence.

The 20-year-old Mexican national had been drugged, threatened, and held captive after witnessing a murder, her family members said.

Project Street Youth: Free Legal Clinic, Oct. 18

October 10, 2017 / By

Free legal clinic for homeless and transitional (couch surfing/ lack of stable housing) youth between the ages of 18-25. 

How Safe Are DACA Recipients?

April 3, 2017 / By

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore

When it comes to Trump’s changes to immigration policy, many immigrants have a common question: Who is affected and what do the changes mean for them?

Jonathan Kozol: Education Inequality Starts in Early Childhood

March 29, 2017 / By

South Kern Sol, Reyna Olaguez

This past weekend, National Book Award Winner and acclaimed education writer Jonathan Kozol spoke at Cal State Bakersfield to a packed room of educators and students about education inequalities in public schools across the country, particularly the disparities that exist in preschool education.

What Kind of Legislation Would You Pass in Congress?

March 22, 2017 / By

By Chris Romo

Editor’s Note: As our nation’s elected officials busy themselves introducing and passing various pieces of legislation, South Kern Sol youth reporter Christian Romo went out into the community to ask young people what bills they would pass if they were in office.