FIELD has applied for a California State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division Restoration Grant for the Bureau of Land Management areas of Ridgecrest-Trona Pinnacles and Bartow-Calico. The grant application is available for public review and comment at


FIELD has a Poinsettia Fundraiser at each of its Learning Centers in Arvin, Gridley, Tehachapi, and Shafter!

Proceeds will go towards funding FIELD's classes with supplies, books, class field trips, and graduations for participants.  

Please see each Learning Center Community Coordinator for details.


Foundation for Youth
  Investment Impact Grant
Kern County Employers'
  Training Resource
PG&E Bright Ideas
Nov Annual FIELD month
CA Dept. of Education
Tanimura Family Foundation
Community Foundation of
  Monterey County

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. 


Making a REAL difference to rural economic development!

Click on each photo to learn the story of how we are making a difference for rural, low-skilled workers, farmworker families, and community employers.

FIELD's programs & services
Community Services
    Outreach, recruitment, & assessment    

Basic Educational Services
    English as a Second Language (ESL)
    High School Diplomas
    General Equivalency Diplomas (GED)

Industrial Services Work Experience and Training
    On-the-job & classroom training in Energy Conservation