Posts Tagged as "South Kern Sol"

South Kern Sol, in partnership with Bakersfield College, now accepting applications for fellowship program

October 4, 2018 / By
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South Kern Sol is accepting applications from Bakersfield College students to partake in the CA 2020: Democracy Media Fellowship.

Jack Becker of Bike Bakersfield on In the 661

April 11, 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!

KHSD Board Trustee Jeff Flores Talks about the KHSD redistricting on In the 661!

April 11, 2018 / By
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Jeff Flores talks about the Kern High School District’s decision to redistrict and more– all here in this latest segment of In the 661.

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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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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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!

Voto Latino Inspires Kern County Youth At Austin Summit

November 10, 2017 / By
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South Kern Sol, Veronica Morley

Photo above: Evan Smith of the Texas Tribune and Julian Castro (left to right)

I recently journeyed to the Voto Latino Power Summit 2017 in Austin, Texas to receive training and hear Latino leaders talk about the power of the Latino community in relation to current issues, including the state of DACA in Kern County and the U.S., and how the Latino youth must further mobilize to help create change in upcoming elections.