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Events & Projects

food distributions

Food Distributions

Every third Thursday of the month at David Nelson Pocket Park, 1511 Niles Street. Upcoming summer dates:June 16, July 21, and Aug 18from 6-7pm Volunteers needed from 4-8 p.m.

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Tutoring Programs

In spring of 2022, Children First launched our first literacy program with Williams Elementary. The Williams School Community Reading Program will recruited 10 volunteer reading coaches and reading mentors to students in first, second, third, and fourth grades. The mission of this program is to enhance reading and comprehension skills for students who require additional…

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Neighborhood Cleanups

Help us cleanup East Bakersfield! Children First is proud to hosts monthly cleanup events at David Nelson Pocket Park and the surrounding neighborhood. Did you know, the park is maintained and cared for by a team of caring volunteers who donate their time and resources? If you have are an organization or individual who would…

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East Bakersfield Festival

The East Bakersfield Festival

Children First is proud to bring back the annual East Bakersfield Festival on Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 11am to 4pm at Jefferson Park. For the three years prior to the pandemic, the East Bakersfield Festival brought together neighbors, families and friends through food, music, dancing, and fun. The event, free and open to the…

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Children First Summer Internship

Children First Campaign seeks to recruit 16 high school and college interns to work with the non-profit organization between June 9th and August 11th. The Children First summer unpaid internship program is in its 8th year and many of our past interns have been accepted to major colleges and universities Interns will work to promote…

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2022 literacy gala theme

Literacy Gala

Children First is excited to host our first annual Literacy Gala, on Friday, Nov 4, 2022, from 7pm to 9pm at Seven Oaks Country Club. In spring of 2022, Children First launched our first Literacy Program with Williams Elementary School. The program recruited 10 reading coaches and reading mentors to students in first, second, third,…

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