Posts Tagged as "Environmental Justice"

COMMENTARY: ‘Climate change cannot be solved individually’: Delano youth marched for environmental justice

September 24, 2019 / By
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Last Friday, Delano youth and other community members gathered together to march in solidarity with the rest of the world and demand environmental justice through the Delano Environmental Strike.

COMMENTARY: California Surgeon General advocates for health equity in Kern

June 6, 2019 / By
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California’s first Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris held a listening in Bakersfield in May, with hopes to hear about local challenges and to share the Administration’s priorities, which advocate for health equity, advancing the social determinants of health and screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) from lifelong exposure to toxic environments (social, physical, and natural).

Gustavo Aguirre talks about IVAN app for reporting local environmental hazards on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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Gustavo Aguirre talks about how youth leaders collaborated to create a new app, IVAN, for environmental justice.

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.

Jeremy Tobias talks about CAPK programs on In the 661

March 17, 2018 / By
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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.

KEEN Bus Tour and Meeting

February 28, 2012 / By
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KEEN website hopes to help Kern Couny communities to report environmental hazards./ Courtesy of KEEN

 By CLARA BRUNO/South Kern Sol

  The Kern Environmental Enforcement Network (KEEN) will be hosting an introductory meeting and bus tour on Feb.

Cal/OSHA investigates Community Recycling

January 5, 2012 / By
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Sal Partida attends a protest for the closure of Community Recycling/by BERENICE SANCHEZ

by Fabian Gonzalez/South Kern Sol

ARVIN– Committee For a Better Arvin, community members and Brian Baubenviscel from Cal/OSHA met in November to discuss Arvin residents’ concerns and complaints against Community Recycling Center.