Dean Welliver, News Report
On Monday evening the Kern High School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to present the Plan 3 trustee area redistricting map to the Kern County Committee on School District Organization this Thursday May 24.
By: In the 661!
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.
South Kern Sol youth reporter, Alejandra Alberto, shares the story she wrote about DACA students and her experience reporting on this issue.
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.
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.
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!
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.
In this segment of In the 661, Jack Becker of Bike Bakersfield talks about what they are doing in Arvin to improve health outcomes!
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.