Coming Together to Improve South Kern's Rexland Acres Park | KCET
Coming Together to Improve South Kern's Rexland Acres Park
The Power of Stories is an archive of projects submitted every year to Building Healthy Communities (BHC) Statewide Convening. It showcases work created throughout California highlighting the power of individual and collective efforts to promote health and demonstrates how stories have the power to re-imagine and transform our communities. Produced in partnership with the California Endowment.
Project Submitted by: Building Healthy Communities South Kern County
Project Summary: Community residents, organizations and public officials come together to improve Rexland Acres Park and make it a true community gathering space.
BHC Site: South Kern County
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