Posts Tagged as "Kern County"

Alejandra Alberto, South Kern Sol reporter, discusses the experiences of local undocumented youth on In the 661

April 10, 2018 / By
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South Kern Sol youth reporter, Alejandra Alberto, shares the story she wrote about DACA students and her experience reporting on this issue.

Gerald Cantu explains the LCAP process and discusses KHSD redistricting on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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Gerald Cantu the Educational Policy Director of the Dolores Huerta Foundation talks about the school budget process known as the Local Control Funding Formula/Local Control Accountability Plan and the Kern High School District’s decision to redistrict it’s trustee areas in light of the ruling that found the Kern County Board of Supervisors guilty of gerrymandering Latinos after a second majority district.

Gina Guzman discusses the Lamont High School Campaign on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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Gina Guzman a parent-leader in the campaign to establish a Lamont High School within the Kern High School District discusses the need for the high school, the response from the Kern High School District Board of Trustees, and what is next for the campaign.

Gustavo Aguirre talks about IVAN app for reporting local environmental hazards on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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Gustavo Aguirre talks about how youth leaders collaborated to create a new app, IVAN, for environmental justice.

Nataly Santamaria talks about how promotoras help improve physical and mental health of communities in Kern County on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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Nataly Santamaria from Vison y Compromiso talks about how promotoras work to increase health outcomes among the Kern County community.

Mily Trevino of Lideres Campesinas talks about the #Metoo movement on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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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.

Lorena Lara talks about Faith in the Valley Kern’s efforts to protect undocumented youth on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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Lorena Lara from Faith in the Valley Kern talks about what her organization is doing to protect undocumented youth in this segment of In the 661!

County allocates $2M for parks, prioritizing ‘building healthy, safe, forward-thinking’ communities through general plan

April 5, 2018 / By and
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BY: Juan Zuniga

Promising to work toward building healthier, safer communities, Kern County has allocated $2 million for the development and enhancement of parks across Kern County, County Administrative Officer Ryan Alsop announced during a Building Healthy Communities special meeting.

Jeremy Tobias talks about CAPK programs on In the 661

March 17, 2018 / By
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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.

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.