Kiyoshi Tomono is the host for Kern’s newest webcast: In the 661. Take a look at this special segment to learn more about our host Kiyoshi Tomono.
South Kern Sol youth reporter, Alejandra Alberto, shares the story she wrote about DACA students and her experience reporting on this issue.
Gustavo Aguirre talks about how youth leaders collaborated to create a new app, IVAN, for environmental justice.
Nataly Santamaria from Vison y Compromiso talks about how promotoras work to increase health outcomes among the Kern County community.
Mily Trevino the founder of Lideres Campesinas talks about her organizations connection to the #metoo movement and the risk of female farm workers to sexual assault.
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 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.
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.
In this segment of In the 661, Jack Becker of Bike Bakersfield talks about what they are doing in Arvin to improve health outcomes!
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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.