We took #DearNextPresident to California. Here’s what we heard.

Our #DearNextPresident project is bringing you voices from Bakersfield, California. We caught up with these Californians before a screening of Fusion’s new RiseUp: Be Heard investigative documentary about issues facing Kern County, and we asked them: “What would you tell the next president, if you had a chance?” From immigration to police accountability, here are the issues that they want their next president to address.

Fusion is asking people around the country to talk about their most pressing issues this election season using the phrase “Dear next president … ”After you check out these messages from Kern County, you can learn more about the project, hear more voices from the campaign, and learn how to contribute your own video to #DearNextPresident.

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