By Andrew Alvarez
Kern county is a place where social change is infrequent while conservatism is common.
Bakersfield High School senior Ja’Nell Gore talks about what she experiences in school as far and Black History Month and what she thinks could be done better.
Meet Kiyoshi Tomono and find out about his life, career and how he became the host for In the 661.
In this segment of In the 661, Jack Becker of Bike Bakersfield talks about what they are doing in Arvin to improve health outcomes!
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Jeff Flores talks about the Kern High School District’s decision to redistrict and more– all here in this latest segment of In the 661.
South Kern Sol youth reporter, Alejandra Alberto, shares the story she wrote about DACA students and her experience reporting on this issue.
Marisol Guillen from Community Health Initiatives talks about their healthcare enrollment efforts with the Kern County community and the barriers people experience in rural areas to enroll in healthcare insurance.
Lyndsi Andreas from Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance talks about the disproportionate suspensions, involuntary transfers, and expulsions of African American and Latino students within the Kern High School District, the school-to-prison pipeline, and the restorative justice disciplinary frameworks being implemented in the KHSD now.
By: Veronica Morley
A packed Levan Center at Bakersfield College celebrated Dolores Huerta and her children as they spoke about her life as an activist and their family legacy.
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Jeremy Tobias, executive director at CAPK, shares about the various programs and work they do in the community here on In the 661: Youth Voices for Kern.