Dean Welliver, News Report
On Monday evening the Kern High School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to present the Plan 3 trustee area redistricting map to the Kern County Committee on School District Organization this Thursday May 24.
BY: Andrew Alvarez
LGBTQ history is brushed off, often regarded as an off-limit topic that’s impolite to broach.
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.
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.
Gina Guzman a parent-leader in the campaign to establish a Lamont High School within the Kern High School District discusses the need for the high school, the response from the Kern High School District Board of Trustees, and what is next for the campaign.
Nataly Santamaria from Vison y Compromiso talks about how promotoras work to increase health outcomes among the Kern County community.
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.
Jeff Flores talks about the Kern High School District’s decision to redistrict and the district’s possible solutions to the overcrowding at Arvin High School.
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: In the 661
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.