Join us for a morning panel discussion regarding youth homelessness in Kern County and what you can do to help address the issue. This panel discussion will be held virtually on Zoom.

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  • Jacques Maiden, former homeless youth, member of BKRHC Youth Action Board & Street Outreach Worker for Flood Bakersfield Ministries
  • Allyson Baptiste, BKRHC Homeless Youth Committee Chair, Youth Action Board Co-Advisor and Social Worker II, Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance
  • Jim Wheeler, executive director, Flood Bakersfield Ministries and BKRHC Executive Board Member
  • Rebecca Moreno, program supervisor, Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK) 2-1-1
  • Jessica Maretich, Housing Navigation manager, Bakersfield Homeless Center
  • Jayme Stuart, Child & Family Services coordinator, The Dream Center/Kern County Network for Children, and BKRHC Youth Action Board Co-Advisor
  • Curt Williams, KCSOS Foster Youth Services, and BKRHC Governing Board Member


  • Alexis Shaw, Prevention Services Facilitator, Kern County Network for Children

You can view more information about this event, including a promotional flyer, online here.