Community Health, Youth Voices
Kern County has some of the highest rates of certain sexually-transmitted diseases in California. Accessing good, affordable health care can be difficult for youth in Kern County. It’s even harder for Latino and undocumented young people. “I wouldn’t want to ask my mom to give me a ride . . . and I’m just afraid of the treatment that I would get as an undocumented person.” Read this piece written Fusion.net at The Know.