Children First believes that all Bakersfield children deserve an opportunity to succeed in life. Children First's goals are to create prosperous communities, ensure that all children live in healthy, safe, an nurturing neighborhoods that promote academic achievement and success, and to counter the negative influences of drugs, crime, violence and poverty.
We are an "All Volunteer" non-profit that consists of an Executive Director, an Intern Program, Board Members, and a large volunteer base that includes: BCSD Teachers, Administrators, and Community members.
Andrae Gonzales, Executive Director, City of Bakersfield Councilmember
Abel Moreno, Treasurer, Accountant, Mendez and Associates
Gilbert Gia, Teacher-Retired
Ramona Gia, Teacher-Retired
Mitchall Patel, WIC, CAPK
Carlos Bello, Kern Health Systems, Health Educator
Candy Sandoval, Entrepreneur
Adrian Sandoval, Entrepreneur