OKR Free Book Festival

Support Literacy in Los Angeles, CA!

Our Kids Read, in partnership with the Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) is bringing a Free Book Festival to the WLCAC Community Center in Watts, CA!

In March 2024, we will bring storytellers, West African drummers and free passes to join the OKR evening virtual Reading Buddies program to the WLCAC Community Center.

Event Partners:

Key Partner

Our Kids Read kicked of a Reading Ambassador program in 2023, where OKR volunteers can propose literacy events in their community and Our Kids Read will bring books and storytellers to support the event.

In November 2023, Our Kids Read Nike Read-a-Thon volunteer Hugo Hughley recommended that Our Kids Read support a Free Book Festival at the Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC).

Our Kids Read is excited to partner with WLCAC and bring free books, story telling and other literacy-focused activities to the Mach 2024 event.

Pick one of two (2) ways to support

OPTION | 1 Give the gift of a book in the virtual book drive
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to access the virtual book drive

Donate one or more books for children to take home with them during this event. Here is a sample of the diverse books that we will be bringing to this event:

OPTION | 2 Donate to Defray the 5K event cost
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to Donate

OKR is a 100% volunteer organization but we do pay contract musicians, storytellers and part-time staff. Please donate to support the cost of bring the best event possible to the students we serve.