Community Health, Youth Voices
Community members gathered at the #Agua4All rally to celebrate progress on the effort to bring safe drinking water to South Kern. The installation of 71 water stations and 88 point-of-use filters in South Kern is a good start, but residents are aware that the filters are just tapping the surface of a problem that runs deep, and that activists will have to sustain the effort. “Look at our community. It’s a small, farm working, low-income community. It’s pretty easy for lawmakers in Sacramento to forget about us.” Read more on South Kern Sol.