Posts Tagged as "Immigration Reform"

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.

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!

Why I Organized a Walkout to Defend DACA

November 6, 2017 / By
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By Marisol Sanchez Verdin

Ed. Note: On Oct. 9, 2017, 17-year-old Golden Valley High School student Marisol Sanchez Verdin helped organize a three-school walkout in protest of the Sept.

Hunger Strike: Youth Leading the Way On Immigration

November 25, 2013 / By
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Pictured above: Andres Chavez / Photo by Alfredo Camacho

By Alfredo Camacho for South Kern Sol

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Women Stage Sit-In, Call for McCarthy to Move On Immigration Reform

November 13, 2013 / By
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By Alfredo Camacho for South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD – The Central Valley became ground zero in the struggle for immigrant rights last week, when a coalition of women activists gathered outside of Congressman and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy’s office in downtown Bakersfield to take part in a demonstration and act of civil disobedience to demand an end to deportations, and congressional action on federal immigration reform.  

The Time Is Now: Ethnic Media Call for Immigration Reform in 2013

February 8, 2013 / By
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Editor’s Note: This editorial was produced in association with New America Media (http://www.newamericamedia.org), a national association of ethnic media, and was published by ethnic media across the country to bring attention to the urgency of immigration reform.

SERIES: Four Voices, One Dream – Jose Eduardo Chavez

May 11, 2012 / By
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Courtesy of New America Media

Compiled by MIROSLAVA DELEON/South Kern Sol

Ed. Note: Last week South Kern Sol featured the first part in this four part series featuring youth, who are Dreamers.

SERIES: Four Voices, One Dream – Blanca Perez

May 10, 2012 / By
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Courtesy of New America Media

Compiled by MIROSLAVA DELEON/South Kern Sol

Ed. Note: Last week South Kern Sol featured the first part in this four part series featuring youth, who are Dreamers.

SERIES: Four Voices, One Dream – Miguel Saavedra

May 4, 2012 / By
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Miguel Saavedra/ Photo by VERONICA RAMIREZ/South Kern Sol

SERIES: Four Voices, One Dream

Compiled by MIROSLAVA DELEON/South Kern Sol

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SERIES: Four Voices, One Dream – Paola Uriostegui

May 2, 2012 / By
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Compiled by MIROSLAVA DELEON/South Kern Sol

Ed. Note: In October 2011, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB-131, the second part of the California Dream Act.