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 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.
Wednesday night the Bakersfield City Council voted to adopt map 5B submitted by the Jakara Movement.
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 Tomono and find out about his life, career and how he became the host for In the 661.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.