Nataly Santamaria from Vison y Compromiso talks about how promotoras work to increase health outcomes among the Kern County community.
Gustavo Aguirre talks about how youth leaders collaborated to create a new app, IVAN, for environmental justice. The app allows you to report environmental hazard regulation violations to the community led environmental task force.
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.
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.
South Kern Sol youth reporter, Alejandra Alberto, shares the story she wrote about DACA students and her experience reporting on this issue.
In The 661 is a youth led and produced broadcast show in Kern County. Veronica Morley is one of the Youth Producers for our show. Watch to find out more about her, how she became interested in journalism, and what topics she is passionate about.
In The 661 is a youth led and produced broadcast show for Kern County. Dean Welliver is one of the youth producers for our show, In the 661.