FIELD’S MISSION IS TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL PROSPERITY
IN RURAL COMMUNITIES FOR LATINOS, WORKING PEOPLE, AND THEIR FAMILIES.
We provide basic education and skills upgrade training to immigrants, farm workers, & low-skilled workers
in rural communities to give them the confidence to realize their dreams.
Farmworker Institute of Education
& Leadership Development
FIELD has submitted preliminary applications for California State Park OHV funds at the following sites:
- Barstow BLM (Upper Mule Canyon): Calico, CA
- Barstow BLM (Fort Irwin): Calico, CA
- Ridgecrest BLM (Middle Knob): Tehachapi, CA
- Bakersfield BLM (Kiavah Wilderness): Weldon, CA
- NPS Joshua Tree National Park (Pinto Mountain Mining District): Twentynine Palms, CA
View FIELD's Preliminary Application by clicking here and selecting Farmworker Institute of Education & Leadership Development for the Agency.
FIELD is renovating its Shafter Learning Center! This renovation is a prevailing wage project. View the proposed renovation project by clicking here.
CAHSEE Exams March 17th and 18th
Recent immigrant farmworkers have an average of 6th grade education with illiteracy rates as high as 21%.
FIELD's Conservation Corps, our newest program, partners with Tejon Ranch Conservancy for valley community public access. FIELD's high school students participate in the first tour of 2012.