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Film Screening: Raising Zoey, May 17

Film Screening: Raising Zoey, May 17

May 16, 2017 × 0 comments

Don’t miss the unique opportunity to watch Dante Alencastre’s Raising Zoey on the big screen in Bakersfield. The documentary, follows transgender rights activist Zoey Luna as she struggles with acceptance at school. A panel discussion will follow the film. The screening will be held Wednesday, May 17 at 6 p.m. at Maya Theatre, 1000 California Ave., in Bakersfield. To reserve your free seats please click here.  

Language Access Workshop, May 11

Language Access Workshop, May 11

May 4, 2017 × 0 comments

Kern County Public Health Services, in collaboration with Building Healthy Communities-South Kern, California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) and Kern County Library, invite you to the Language Access Workshop. This workshop is a follow-up event to the Language Access Convening held on November 9, 2016. The workshop, like the convening, will focus on the Indigenous Mexican community living in Kern County. Indigenous communities from Mexico speak distinct languages that bear no linguistic similarity to English or Read More…

What are we going to do about it?

What are we going to do about it?

April 28, 2017 × 0 comments

A #HealthyKernCounty benefits us all. Please send us a message to learn how you can get involved.

Film Screening: ’13th’ a Film by Ana DuVernay, May 11

Film Screening: ’13th’ a Film by Ana DuVernay, May 11

April 26, 2017 × 0 comments

Please join us on May 11 for a special screening of Ana DuVernay’s new film, ’13th,’ which takes an in-depth look into our country’s prison system within the context of this nation’s history of racial inequality. A panel discussion will follow the film. The event is free to the public, but people must register as space is limited. Please register here.

May Day Resistance March & Rally, May 1

May Day Resistance March & Rally, May 1

April 18, 2017 × 0 comments

Youth leaders from South Kern Sol, community organizations, residents, and local businesses will be launching this year’s Social Justice Series on May 1 with a march and rally starting at 10 a.m. at Mill Creek Linear Park. The event will encourage civic participation and encourage residents to become outspoken advocates and #Resist attacks against our vulnerable communities. Advocates will demand that local leaders fight for the health of our communities by ensuring that everyone has access Read More…