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CAPK receives $5 million from the Bezos Day 1 Families Fund to help the homeless community

November 22, 2023 / By
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In a press release Tuesday, the Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK) announced that they received a $5 million grant from the Bezos Day 1 Families Fund.

Dr. Yamin emphasizes the importance of vaccines during the holidays

November 17, 2023 / By
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The holiday season is meant to bring cheer all around, not viruses. Dr. Zeba Yamin with Dignity Health Group Spoke with Kern Sol News about the importance of getting vaccinated, especially before the holidays. 

Homeless and foster youth are suspended at disproportionate rates in California Schools

November 13, 2023 / By
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When children are disciplined in schools, a common outcome is being sent home on suspension; a recent study looks into how this affects homeless and foster youth. 

Delano community speaks about food insecurity and resources they need

October 25, 2023 / By
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With consumer prices going up, food insecurity is an increasing issue, especially for small communities. Having food drives in small communities is essential and can really make a difference in food hunger. 

‘We’re going to get what we’ve been begging for’: MLK community is excited to see overdue change coming to the park

October 20, 2023 / By
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From being a place for community events and familial gatherings to being abandoned, Martin Luther King Jr.

‘Change is here in town’: Taft City School District is urged to pick maps Cherry or Plum in districting process

October 13, 2023 / By
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Taft City School District held its fourth public hearing regarding districting the areas. Advocates are pushing for two specific maps to be the top choices for the board to pick. 

‘We don’t need our schools to be so politicized’: BOE Improvement Coalition aims to make changes in the education system

October 6, 2023 / By
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In an attempt to hold schools accountable, the Board of Education Improvement Coalition has started to find people for the Board of Education seats.

A vigil will be held in honor of community activist, Daniel Landeros

September 25, 2023 / By
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Daniel Landeros, a community advocate and teacher, tragically lost his life to gun violence on his birthday, last Monday night at Yokuts Park.

Groundbreaking new Peace and Justice Center set to transform Bakersfield’s community landscape

September 22, 2023 / By
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Locals can mark their calendars for the groundbreaking new development of the Dolores Huerta Foundation’s (DHF) Peace and Justice Center, which is expected to be finished in Fall 2026.

Devastating Hurricane Hilary leaves Kern County farm workers struggling for income

September 22, 2023 / By
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Hurricane Hilary affected the crops of many farm workers across Kern County, leaving many farm workers without jobs due to heavy rain ruining the crops and fruit.