Click here to register today! 2024 Kern County Americans with Disabilities Act Conference at the Doubletree Hotel on July 26, 2024 from 8:30 AM to 3:15 PM. Celebrating 34 years of the A.D.A. General Admission $95.00 (General Registration Deadline July 19th) At-the-door Admission $150.00 (No guarantee of entry day of event) ILCKC Executive Director, Jimmie Soto stands at the podium with a smile as he addresses the 2023 A.D.A. conference audience - an ASL interpreter to his right. Mayor of Bakersfield, Karen Goh smiles as she takes photographs of 2023 A.D.A. conference attendees.
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The mission of Independent Living Center of Kern County is to empower people with disabilities to grow creatively, professionally, and personally; and to educate the community about disability related issues. The vision of Independent Living Center of Kern County is to promote positive change in society leading to the integration and acceptance of persons with disabilities within our community.


  • Has served Kern County for over 35 years
  • 69% Board and staff live with a disability
  • Recognizes over 30% of Kern County’s population live with a disability
  • Provides all programs and services free of charge to its consumers
  • Is a nonprofit with 501(c)(3) status

Consider partnering with ILCKC! You can make a difference!