Posts Tagged as "Dolores Huerta Foundation"

Community members urge BCSD to vote no on the CAAT charter school petition

August 3, 2022 / By
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Bakersfield community members attended the Bakersfield City School District (BCSD) meeting Tuesday night to oppose the Central Academy for Arts and Technology (CAAT) petition to build a charter school in downtown Bakersfield. 

Alex Fan: changing the world one op-ed and dance at a time

July 8, 2022 / By
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Alex Fan is passionate about history, social justice, and dance. While the three seem like they’d take him down three different paths, especially dance, he perfectly mixed the three. 

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. 

Dedicated to making any impact she can Lori Pesante advocates for everyone she reaches

March 11, 2022 / By
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Editor’s Note: To celebrate Women’s History Month, South Kern Sol is highlighting notable women in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.

Meet Kiyoshi! The host of In the 661

April 11, 2018 / By
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Meet Kiyoshi Tomono and find out about his life, career and how he became the host for In the 661.

KHSD Board Trustee Jeff Flores Talks about the KHSD redistricting on In the 661!

April 11, 2018 / By
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By: In the 661!

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.

Gerald Cantu explains the LCAP process and discusses KHSD redistricting on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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Gerald Cantu the Educational Policy Director of the Dolores Huerta Foundation talks about the school budget process known as the Local Control Funding Formula/Local Control Accountability Plan and the Kern High School District’s decision to redistrict it’s trustee areas in light of the ruling that found the Kern County Board of Supervisors guilty of gerrymandering Latinos after a second majority district.

Dolores Huerta and her children speak about the family legacy

March 19, 2018 / By
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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.

Movie Review: ‘Dolores’ Celebrates a True Hero

October 2, 2017 / By
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By Veronica Morley

“Dolores” hit the Maya Cinemas in Bakersfield on Friday Sept. 22. The documentary, produced by Carlos Santana, follows the life and work over 50 years of activist Dolores Huerta.

Life Experiences Help LGBTQ Organizer Find True Calling

August 3, 2017 / By
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By Marcus Castro

Editor’s Note: This story is part of an ongoing South Kern Sol series of profiles of local social justice activists and organizers.