CAPK promotes self-sufficiency by providing and advocating for early education resources, women and infant health, emergency food, home energy improvements, youth services and other poverty fighting programs. CAPK has operated continuously since 1965 as the official nonprofit agenct in the war on poverty in Kern County.
To foster respect, understanding and conservation of the world’s aquatic ecosystems through educational programs, interpretive exhibits, scientific research and aquarium propagation of aquatic species. Making headway in building the Fresno Aquarium._x000D_
Our programs not only benefit our historically under-served region, but also promote awareness and appreciation of the interdependence of our land, rivers and the ocean in our diverse inland population.
We strive to provide services to low-income families and students such as: tutoring, mentoring, scholarships, internships, leadership development, immigration assistance, health education and volunteer opportunities.