NEWS

March 2, 2015 
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



 

EVENTS

CAHSEE Exams March 17th and 18th

Spring Break for the High School Students March 30th-April 3rd

Cesar Chavez Day-March 31st



AWARDS & GRANTS

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
 
FIELD IMPROVES RURAL SOCIAL & ECONOMIC PROSPERITY

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
    Literacy
    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