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Something amazing is happening in Bakersfield, CA. The once small-town has doubled in its' population over the past twenty years. Now the 9th largest city in California, the growing community is experiencing a cultural shift as it welcomes a more diverse population while still valuing its' rich history, honoring the traditions, institutions and values that have made us who we are. Join our hosts Andrae Gonzales, Rachel Magnus, Jesus Gonzalez & Carla Barrientos as they explore the dynamic people, places and culture of our community.

Oct 26, 2023

This week we speak with Dr. Rhianna C. Rogers, director of RAND’s Center to Advance Racial Equity Policy and is recognized as an international expert on equity-centered, community-based participatory action research. Dr. Rogers speaks with Carla and Jesus about her current work facilitating the Kern County deliberative conversations titled, “Thinking Forward Together: Kern County, Emerging Technologies, and a Changing Energy Sector.” Tune in to learn how her passion for people translates into meaningful dialogue to solve complex societal issues.