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Bakersfield ARC, Inc.

Adult Day Programs, Camps, Adult Employment
  • Location Address: 2240 S. Union Avenue | Bakersfield, CA 93307
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About Bakersfield ARC, Inc.

BARC is the largest Service Provider in Kern County that provides essential job training, employment, and support services for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD). BARC is committed to meeting the needs and desires of our Clients and their families, our customers, our generous supporters, and the entire Bakersfield community. B

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  • person icon Shawn Kennemer, President/Chief Executive Officer

Founding Story

As a lifelong native of Bakersfield, Shawn Kennemer brings to Bakersfield Arc extensive experience in designing, developing, and overseeing for-profit and not-for-profit businesses that benefit people with disabilities. Shawn has a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Fresno Pacific University and graduated Magna Cum Laude. In addition, Shawn is a Graduate of the National Leadership Consortium through the University of Delaware. Shawn has 30 years of experience working with people with disabilities, 20 of which were in executive level leadership. Shawn serves on multiple non-profit boards and is a member of the Rotary Club of Bakersfield Downtown.


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2240 S. Union Avenue, CA, 93307

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