The Youth2Leaders Education Foundation is holding a free workshop to help people complete applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and other programs.
The workshop will be held on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at Bakersfield College’s Delano center, 1450 Timmons Ave. Staff and volunteers will be on hand to help people complete applications for DACA, the state DREAM Act as well as FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
For more information, call 374-8817.
Dignity Health is recognizing March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, in partnership with the Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center.
The goal of the recognition is to promote awareness and education about the cancer. As part of that effort, the CBCC is hosting several events this month. A free screening will be provided on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. for English speakers and 6:30 p.m. for Spanish speakers at the CBCC, 6501 Truxtun Ave.
A presentation provided by Colorectal Surgeon Dr. Lorenc Malellari on recognizing the signs and symptoms of the cancer will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the same location. Other free screenings will be offered on Saturday at 10:45 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
On March 21, there will be another presentation at 5:30 p.m. at the Truxtun Ave. center on treatment and surgery.
For more information on these events, call 322-2206.
Bakersfield College will be hosting the Tejon Tribe of Kern County on March 6.
Members of the tribe will discuss its history and culture in a free presentation from 3-4 p.m. in the Fireside Room, 1801 Panorama Dr. A Q&A session will follow the presentation. For more information, call 395-4011.