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.
May 12th and May 13th-CAHSEE Exams for High School
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.