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Join youth leaders from Building Healthy Communities South Kern and South Kern Sol this summer as they use their voice to engage youth across Kern County and lead us to a better and more just future.

South Kern youth leaders and advocates are launching a three-part series focused on #schoolsnotprisons, #unity, #investinyouth and #vota. The series will bring multi-media platforms that lift up culture and arts tied to social justice.

Youth will demand that local leaders refocus attention and resources away from mass incarceration and toward approaches likely to improve safety, such as #Health4Kern, trauma-informed education practices that limit suspensions and break the school-to-prison pipeline, a vibrant arts and culture scene, and comprehensive immigration reform.

South Kern Sol youth recognize that young people are an asset to this community and through a series of events they hope to create unity and encourage other young people across the county  to #GetLoud for issues that impact their communities.

Kern #GetLoud Rally! June 30
MillCreek Park, 10am to 1pm,
Featuring Banda Perla del Sur and Ceci Bastida

Kern Youth Arts Festival! July 7
Rexland Acres Park, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Featuring Dulce UpFront

Kern Youth Speak Out! August 4
Bakersfield Museum of Art, 6 to 8 p.m.
Media Panel Discussion

Bus Schedule for Kern #GetLoud Rally – June 30:

Stop 1 – 8:15am: at Arvin Vallarta Super Market – 600 Bear Mountain Blvd, Arvin, CA 93203 (Corner of Bear Mountain Blvd. and S. Hill Street, Look for the CHARTER BUS)

Stop 2 – 8:35am: Weedpatch Market – 8101 Buena Vista Blvd,. Lamont, CA 93241 (look for the CHARTER BUS in the parking lot)

Stop 3 – 8:50am: County Fair Market – 10415 Main St,. Lamont, CA 93241 (Look for the charter bus near Main Street)

Stop 4 – 9:15am: Stiern Park in Bakersfield – 5201 Monitor St, Bakersfield, CA 93313 (Parking lot)
1st stop in downtown Bakersfield will be at MillCreek Park – 600 21st St Bakersfield, CA 93301
2nd Stop: Mesa Verde Detention Center – 425 Golden State Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301

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