Read Across America 2022!

CAPK Head Start invites you to be a part of our 2022 Read Across America event! This year you may bring a book to one of our centers and read outside to children, or you can read virtually over Social Media! 

Participating in Person?

  • Show proof of COVID vaccination or exemption. 
  • Email Carolyn Coffey at to schedule the date and time of your reading.
  • Grab a book of your choice to donate or choose from our available selection of at our 5005 Business Park North office. 

Participating on Social Media?

  • Record a 3 to 5-minute video of yourself reading. 
  • Upload the video(s) to Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, or Facebook by Friday, February 25th. 
  • Watch and share those videos below! 

So that we can find your videos on social media, use hashtag #CAPKRAA on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube posts. On Facebook, tag or @mention @CAPKHeadStart. 

Book donations are welcome and can be sent to 5005 Business Park North, Bakersfield CA, 93309. *Due to restrictions set by our funding sources, books or materials containing religious instruction cannot be accepted.