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    Q&A: Youth Police Advisory Council Brings Community Voices to Fresno PD

    Jun 17, 2016

    Sierra Frank

    Last year, Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer announced the formation of a Youth Advisory Council at a reception held by Fresno Boys and Men of Color. Youth Reporter Sierra Frank, 23, sat down with Efrain Botello, 18, to talk about his role on the Youth Advisory Council.
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    Q&A: Youth Police Advisory Council Brings Community Voices to Fresno PD

    Jun 17, 2016

    Sierra Frank

    Last year, Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer announced the formation of a Youth Advisory Council at a reception held by Fresno Boys and Men of Color. Youth Reporter Sierra Frank, 23, sat down with Efrain Botello, 18, to talk about his role on the Youth Advisory Council.
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    Proud and Frustrated - My First Experience as an Election Volunteer

    Jun 15, 2016

    Lola White

    As a 16-year-old high school student, my experience volunteering at my local polling station during the recent elections was a mixed bag. I felt proud doing my civic duty, but it was also really hard at times.
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    Proud and Frustrated - My First Experience as an Election Volunteer

    Jun 15, 2016

    Lola White

    As a 16-year-old high school student, my experience volunteering at my local polling station during the recent elections was a mixed bag. I felt proud doing my civic duty, but it was also really hard at times.
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    Students in Rural California Advocate for Better LGBTQ Support Services

    Jun 14, 2016

    Olivia Rodriguez

    Youth Reporter Olivia Rodriguez reports on efforts to bring more equitable LGBTQ services to students in the Coachella Valley.
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    Students in Rural California Advocate for Better LGBTQ Support Services

    Jun 14, 2016

    Olivia Rodriguez

    Youth Reporter Olivia Rodriguez reports on efforts to bring more equitable LGBTQ services to students in the Coachella Valley.
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    South Kern Residents Advocate for a Bakersfield College Center in Arvin

    Jun 14, 2016

    Marcus Castro

    Beat Reporter Marcus Castro reports on how Arvin residents are advocating for Kern Community College District to open a facility in their community.
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    South Kern Residents Advocate for a Bakersfield College Center in Arvin

    Jun 14, 2016

    Marcus Castro

    Beat Reporter Marcus Castro reports on how Arvin residents are advocating for Kern Community College District to open a facility in their community.
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    Video Showing Police Takedown of Black Teen on Bike Goes Viral

    Jun 03, 2016

    Andre Guzman

    Beat Reporter Andre Guzman introduces us to a viral video of Merced police officers tackling a young black man for riding his bike on the sidewalk.
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    Video Showing Police Takedown of Black Teen on Bike Goes Viral

    Jun 03, 2016

    Andre Guzman

    Beat Reporter Andre Guzman introduces us to a viral video of Merced police officers tackling a young black man for riding his bike on the sidewalk.
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    Finding the Way Home After a Parent’s Death

    May 24, 2016

    Anna Challet

    Despite long-needed improvements now underway for the more than 60,000 California youth in foster care, many are still falling through the system’s cracks for a variety of reasons.
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    Finding the Way Home After a Parent’s Death

    May 24, 2016

    Anna Challet

    Despite long-needed improvements now underway for the more than 60,000 California youth in foster care, many are still falling through the system’s cracks for a variety of reasons.
    Read story
  • welliver_trustee Gender & Sexuality

    Rejecting Guidelines on Transgender Students Puts All Students at Risk

    May 20, 2016

    Dean Welliver

    School board trustees are bound by federal and state law to ensure quality education in a safe and welcoming school environment for all students. All students. Sadly, one member of the Kern High School District Board of Trustees is not fulfilling those duties.
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    Rejecting Guidelines on Transgender Students Puts All Students at Risk

    May 20, 2016

    Dean Welliver

    School board trustees are bound by federal and state law to ensure quality education in a safe and welcoming school environment for all students. All students. Sadly, one member of the Kern High School District Board of Trustees is not fulfilling those duties.
    Continue to South Kern Sol
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    Op-ed: Making Sure Kern Comes in Last … for Illiteracy

    May 17, 2016

    Randy Villegas

    Bakersfield is number one in the nation … but it’s not for anything to be proud of. The city leads in rates of illiteracy among cities with similar populations. On June 7, voters will have the chance to do something about this.
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    Op-ed: Making Sure Kern Comes in Last … for Illiteracy

    May 17, 2016

    Randy Villegas

    Bakersfield is number one in the nation … but it’s not for anything to be proud of. The city leads in rates of illiteracy among cities with similar populations. On June 7, voters will have the chance to do something about this.
    Continue to South Kern Sol
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    Health4All Kids Expected to Serve 185,000 Undocumented Children

    May 17, 2016

    Amanda Flores

    Senator Ricardo Lara (D- Bell Gardens), along with Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), was in Coachella on Saturday morning at Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo to promote enrollment in the Health 4 All Kids Medi-Cal expansion.
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    Health4All Kids Expected to Serve 185,000 Undocumented Children

    May 17, 2016

    Amanda Flores

    Senator Ricardo Lara (D- Bell Gardens), along with Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), was in Coachella on Saturday morning at Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo to promote enrollment in the Health 4 All Kids Medi-Cal expansion.
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    As Park Funding Runs Out, Residents Reimagine Their Parks

    May 11, 2016

    Rudy Cardoso-Peraza

    Los Angeles County parks are currently in a financial rut, but a new plan hopes to implement residents' vision for green spaces and bring in new funding.
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    As Park Funding Runs Out, Residents Reimagine Their Parks

    May 11, 2016

    Rudy Cardoso-Peraza

    Los Angeles County parks are currently in a financial rut, but a new plan hopes to implement residents' vision for green spaces and bring in new funding.
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    Bill Looks to Enact Suicide Prevention Policies in CA Schools

    May 06, 2016

    Ben Novotny

    Just a few months ago, I lost my uncle to suicide. Maybe I couldn’t save him, but a new bill on the horizon looks to save the lives of California students who may be contemplating the same fate.
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    Bill Looks to Enact Suicide Prevention Policies in CA Schools

    May 06, 2016

    Ben Novotny

    Just a few months ago, I lost my uncle to suicide. Maybe I couldn’t save him, but a new bill on the horizon looks to save the lives of California students who may be contemplating the same fate.
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