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To put an end to homelessness in Kern County through collaborative planning and action.

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Local Media Highlight Recent KCHC Rural Outreaches


The Kern River Sun highlighted the Kern County Homeless Collaborative's Nov. 7 presentation to Kern River Valley Revitalization, Inc. regarding  homelessness and the upcoming Jan. 23-24 Countywide Point-in-Time Count of the Homeless. Here is a link to the online posting of the Nov. 14 article by writer Valerie Cassity, who, by the way, has signed up as a 2013 Homeless Census volunteer through the Volunteer button on our website. Here is a link to our own webpost about this event.

Meanwhile, The Bakersfield Californian found the Homeless Collaborative's First Ever Delano Outreach of Wednesday, Nov. 14, hosted by the Delano Community Connection Center, to be "Worth Noting in the Community," and highlighted it in a news advance that was posted online Nov. 12, and published in the paper edition of The Californian on Nov. 13. Here is a link to that news item.  To read our own webpost about this event, click here.

The Kern County Homeless Collaborative is grateful to our friends in the media throughout Kern for helping to raise awareness about the plight of local homeless persons, their needs, and what our Collaborative and its partners are doing to address those needs.


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