Posts Tagged as "Census 2020"

Bakersfield City Council officially adopts map 5B

April 9, 2022 / By
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Wednesday night the Bakersfield City Council officially adopted map 5B (Unity map).

The map had been submitted by the Jakara movement in hopes of keeping the Punjabi and other communities together as opposed to other maps that would separate them.

Bakersfield City Council Moves forward with map 5B

March 17, 2022 / By
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Wednesday night the Bakersfield City Council voted to adopt map 5B submitted by the Jakara Movement. 

Bakersfield community members express which map should move forward for redistricting

March 3, 2022 / By
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Every ten years after the census data is collected the process of redistricting starts. Redistricting includes the City Council Wards to ensure that each council member is covering an equal number of constituents.

Census Quick Facts: The Difference Between “Urban” and “Rural” areas

May 22, 2020 / By
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You’ve probably heard the words “urban” and “rural” to describe geographical areas around Kern County during the census, but do you know what distinguishes them from each other?Is

Census Caravan surprises hard-to-count residents with cheerful weekend rally

May 19, 2020 / By
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The success of Saturday’s 2020 Census Caravan through the streets of Bakersfield and Lamont surpassed expectations.Organized

Dolores Huerta joins state and community leaders for SJV+ Census Week of Action virtual press conference

May 12, 2020 / By
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The Sierra Health Foundation and The Center hosted a virtual press conference Tuesday morning for the 2020 Census, featuring a number of community and political leaders from across the state.Led

Free interactive learning toolkits for kids and teens available now from census

May 12, 2020 / By
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Parents facing an ongoing dilemma for keeping kids engaged and learning at home should check out some new free educational resources being offered by the census.This

The 2020 Census is Hiring in Kern County

May 12, 2020 / By
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The deadline to complete the 2020 Census is a little more than six months away and the U.S.

Got ritmos? Central Valley Latin act brings the beat to 2020 census

May 7, 2020 / By
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Organizations across California have incorporated a number of new outreach methods to help ensure a complete count by encouraging and reminding residents to fill out their questionnaire.

Feeding Kern County in Crisis: Why the census is so important to CAPK

April 30, 2020 / By
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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, several community agencies have found themselves working overtime.

From food distribution, daycare, tax assistance and other regularly available programs, agencies such as the Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK,) are feeling a heightened sense of need throughout the county.“The