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Marisol Guillen talks about healthcare enrollment efforts through Community Health Initiatives in In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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Marisol Guillen from Community Health Initiatives talks about their healthcare enrollment efforts with the Kern County community and the barriers people experience in rural areas to enroll in healthcare insurance.

Lyndsi Andreas talks about KHSD school discipline lawsuit settlement on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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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.

KHSD Trustee Jeff Flores discusses redistricting and concerns of his district on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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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.

Jack Becker talks about bike safety and Bike Bakersfield on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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In this segment of In the 661, Jack Becker of Bike Bakersfield talks about what they are doing in Arvin to improve health outcomes!

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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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.

Joey Williams talks about youth voter rates on In the 661

March 17, 2018 / By
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By: In the 661

Joey Williams from Faith in the Valley talks about youth voter turnout in Kern County, how youth can stay informed, and the importance of youth voices when it comes to the electoral process.

Chyna Patz on In the 661

March 17, 2018 / By
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Bakersfield youth and LGBTQ activist Chyn Patz tells her story to us on In the 661: Youth Voices for Kern.

Faheemah Salad Din on In the 661

March 17, 2018 / By
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By: In the 661

Faheemah Salahud-Din of First and Always Melanin talks about how her organization was born, the #BlackLivesMatter movement and offers reactions to the Black Panther film!

Summit gave LGBTQ youth a space to be themselves

March 16, 2018 / By and
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Dean Welliver, News

Zoey Luna began discovering herself in middle school.

The transgender Latina was assigned male at birth, but realized during her adolescence that wasn’t her identity.