BY CAROLINE FARRELL
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 how youth leaders collaborated to create a new app, IVAN, for environmental justice.
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.
By: In The 661
Gloria Garcia of California Rural Legal Assistance talks about the work the law firm does and the upcoming LGBTQ Youth Summit.
By CLARA BRUNO/South Kern Sol
The Kern Environmental Enforcement Network (KEEN) will be hosting an introductory meeting and bus tour on Feb.
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.