Board Meeting

Board Meeting on June 29, 2019

Click here for the agenda


Beyond the Fields-Farm Workers Excel Academically!

 EPIC de Cesar Chavez receives Western Association of School & Colleges (WASC) accreditation! 

View the February 21, 2018 KSACC- Notice for Public Hearing by clicking here.

View the Public Hearing Notice for EPIC de Cesar Chavez's 2015-2016 Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) by clicking here.

View the 2015-2016 Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) for EPIC de Cesar Chavez by clicking here.

View EPIC de Cesar Chavez's 3 year Budget projections by clicking here.

FIELD is renovating its Shafter Learning Center! This renovation is a prevailing wage project. View the proposed renovation project by clicking here




2nd Annual Cesar Chavez Legacy Breakfast!



California State Parks-
     Off-Highway Motor
    Vehicle Recreation

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


Recent immigrant farm workers 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. 

 EPIC de Cesar Chavez will be holding a public hearing to review the
 LCAP and 2017-18 proposed budget 
on June 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM
 At the University of La Verne
 1201 24th street Suite D200, Bakersfield, CA 93301
The public is welcome to attend.

EPIC de Cesar Chavez will be holding its 2016-17 high school graduation ceremonies in June, 2017. 
Please click here for days, times, and locations.

For press inquiries, contact Mike Mena at


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