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Waging Peace. Fighting Disease. Building Hope. www.cartercenter.org/peace/china_elections/index.html

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members and activists in more than 150 countries and territories who campaign to end grave abuses of human rights. www.amnesty.org

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists in France in 1971. www.doctorswithoutborders.org

The snopes.com website was founded by Barbara and David Mikkelson, a husband and wife team who live and work in the Los Angeles area. www.snopes.com

Heifer International aims to help end world hunger and poverty through self-reliance and sustainability. www.heifer.org


UNICEF works for the survival, protection, and development of all children worldwide through education, advocacy, and fundraising. www.unicefusa.org

For more than 15 years, the Center for Reproductive Rights has used the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill. www.reproductiverights.org

Equality Now works to end violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world. www.equalitynow.org/

We are a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. www.kiva.org

FLICS, Bakersfield's International Cinema Society, has been hosting films from around the world since 1983. We are an all volunteer organization dedicated to bringing the finest international films to audiences in our community.
www.flics.org



Become an educated voter!
Voter Information.

To inspire and motivate people to organize sustainable communities to attain social justice.
www.doloreshuerta.org

The Cesar Chavez Foundation continues sharing Cesar Chavez Legacy and values through the National Chavez Center at La Paz. Set on 187 acres amid oaks and spectacular rock outcroppings in California's Tehachapi Mountains, La Paz is where Cesar lived and labored during his last quarter century. It was his spiritual harbor removed from often bitter struggles in agricultural valleys and big cities. Here he worked, strategized, and planned.
www.chavezfoundation.org

California People of Faith Working Against the Death Penalty works to educate and mobilize faith communities to act to abolish the death penalty in California.
www.californiapeopleoffaith.org

The mission of The Bakersfield Branch of the NAACP is to get to the root of the problems that we face here in our local community.
www.bakersfieldnaacp.org

The name of this association is the CENTER FOR KERN POLITICAL EDUCATION.  The object and purpose of this association, hereinafter referred to as the Center, shall be to provide interested students with an opportunity to learn about and participate in the various political institutions of our government through classroom activities, meetings with elected and governmental officials, field trips, instructional projects and other related educational activities.
www2.bc.cc.ca.us/ckpe/

Keep Bakersfield Beautiful, is a not-for-profit environmental organization located in Bakersfield, California. KBB is a community coalition of volunteers from the public and private sectors, including government, education, business, industry, civic groups, and individuals who work together to improve the ecological and aesthetic value of our city through the proper handling of solid waste, litter control and prevention, beautification, education, and the recruitment of volunteers who will make a positive difference in our community.
www.keepbakersfieldbeautiful.us



Data are 2010 annual averages for persons age 25 and over. Earnings are for full-time wage and salary workers.
www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm


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