Each day we are hearing of the potential impact of the local and state budget cuts about to take place. Even if the worst case scenarios do not take place, all involved agree that there is a disaster about to hit life as we have known it.
While government is forced to reform, the most vulnerable in our community will feel the greatest devastation, and the already at-risk neighborhoods will be threatened with overwhelming violence, criminal activities and hopelessness. Soon after, every resident and every neighborhood will be impacted.
Come be informed by community leaders, including Bakersfield Police Chief Bill Rector, Kern County Supervisor Mike Maggard, Director of Public Health John Nilon, and Chief Deputy Director of the Department of Human Services Dena Brashears.
Now is the time for followers of Jesus to rise up and lead our community out of crisis.