Caring for Grandkids and Keeping Them Safe on the Road

Written by: Sara Coleman Edited by: Maggie Kempken As a grandparent involved in their grandkids’ everyday tasks and routines, much of your time with your grandchildren may be spent in the car. Whether it’s going to and from school, running errands or taking the kids to activities and events, you may find yourself spending a ... Continue reading...

Tips For Teaching Kids About Nature And Food Systems Throughout Kern County

By Miranda Culvert Nature and food depend upon each other, from growing and harvesting grains and vegetables, to raising livestock. Teaching kids about food helps to promote a healthy diet. In Kern County, children will thrive with good eating habits and by staying active. But how do you convince a child that ordinary white milk ... Continue reading...

7 Ways to Help People Who are Food Insecure

Find Ways to Volunteer from Home or In-Person In this time of crisis, many people in our community are looking for ways to give back. We appreciate that our region is full of hand-raisers and do-gooders! With the help of generous people like you, we can work together to manage the impact of COVID-19.   ... Continue reading...

Quick and Easy Ways to Stay Active

Keep active while you keep your distance. You can stay healthy and physically fit by making small choices to stay active. Staying active and keeping a healthy lifestyle right now doesn’t need to be difficult. It all starts by shaking up your routine. Start small by changing one habit in your daily routine. It’s easier ... Continue reading...

Vu Le

Vu Le is a writer, speaker, and the Executive Director of Rainier Valley Corps, a nonprofit in Seattle with the mission of developing and supporting leaders of color to strengthen the capacity of communities-of-color-led nonprofits and foster collaboration between diverse communities to effect systemic change. Vu’s passion to make the world better led him into the field of nonprofit work, ... Continue reading...