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October 2018

  • 22nd October 2018 - Monday

Class 13 – The San Joaquin Valley

Faculty in Charge: Barry Hibbard, Newmark Grubb

Objectives: To provide an objective overview of our valley’s economy, issues and opportunities and the effects on Kern County.

22nd October 2018 – Monday

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  • 24th October 2018 - Wednesday

Class 14 – Poverty: The Economic and Social Costs

Faculty in Charge: Dr. Oliver Rosales, Professor of History and Faculty Coordinator of the Social Justice Institute at Bakersfield College.

Objectives: 1.) Examine/discuss historical overview of poverty policy in the United States; 2) examine/discuss unique historical context of poverty in the San Joaquin Valley and efforts to overcome poverty; 3) examination of current statistics/policy implications related to poverty in the San Joaquin Valley from multiple perspectives, including student poverty, public health, substance abuse, etc.

24th October 2018 – Wednesday

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  • 29th October 2018 - Monday

Class 15 – Introduction to State Issues / Ag and Water Issues

Faculty in Charge: Gene Voiland, Chairman, Valley Republic Bank

Faculty in Charge:  Melissa Poole, Wonderful Orchards

Objectives: To provide an objective overview of our state government, economy, issues and opportunities and the effects on Kern County.  The core issues that affect Kern County agriculture.

29th October 2018 – Monday

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  • 31st October 2018 - Wednesday

November 2018

  • 5th November 2018 - Monday

Class 16 – Introduction to Local Government

Faculty in Charge: Scott Hurlbert, City Manager, City of Shafter

Objectives: To provide an objective overview of governance at the local level (City/County): State impacts, budget challenges; public safety and job creation.

5th November 2018 – Monday

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  • 7th November 2018 - Wednesday

Class 17 – Final Thoughts

Faculty in Charge: Christopher Meyers, The Kegley Institute, CSUB; Steven Gamboa, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, CSUB; Michael Turnipseed, Kern County Taxpayers Association

Objectives: Bringing it all together; seeing how ethics and character underlie the entire process; reviewing the Academy and making suggestions for 2017.

7th November 2018 – Wednesday

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  • 13th November 2018 - Tuesday

Class 18 – Kegley Institute, CSUB, Lecture Series

Faculty in Charge: Michael Burroughs, Kegley, Institute, CSUB

Objectives:  Father Greg Boyle

13th November 2018 – Tuesday

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  • 14th November 2018 - Wednesday
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