FIELD Gains Name Recognition, Momentum Going Into Graduation Season
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FIELD Gains Name Recognition, Momentum Going Into Graduation Season

It’s been a little more than three weeks since our wildly successful 8th Annual Chavez Legacy Breakfast and we’re still floating on Cloud 9. This year we had a record sold-out crowd of 600-plus attendees filling the ballroom to the brim with joy, love and hope for the future. We’re already talking about needing a larger…

Join Us as We Celebrate Our Founder, Cesar Chavez, Mar. 28
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Join Us as We Celebrate Our Founder, Cesar Chavez, Mar. 28

Our annual Cesar Chavez Legacy Breakfast is just three weeks away and this year’s honorees represent our founder Cesar Chavez’s vision of “Empowering the underserved to be self-sufficient.” With your generous sponsorships, this year’s proceeds will go to furnishing the new dormitories under construction to house our un-housed young adult corps members. This transitional housing…

Good News for Fall – Grants, Honors, Back to School
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Good News for Fall – Grants, Honors, Back to School

As summer comes to an end, our schools are now back in session, offering our students a new season full of opportunity and hope.   We’ve been busy at FIELD the past few months planning the coming year and we have a lot of good news to share.  Our classroom capacity is expanding. Because transportation is such a barrier to our students…

Graduations, Inspiration, Triumphs and More!
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Graduations, Inspiration, Triumphs and More!

We’re off to a busy summer at FIELD starting with 150 graduates taking the stage last month in Bakersfield and some of our surrounding campuses. It’s always so inspiring to hear the stories of resilience and hope that our graduates and their families share at these celebrations. One graduate who spoke talked about her seven…

Team Building
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Team Building

Mental health is a big issue for many of our students. Some of our young adult 18-26-year-olds, like in FIELD’s Environmental Conservation Corps, have experienced different types of traumas, which has impacted their ability to take advantage of opportunities presented to them. Some have had to drop out of school for reasons beyond their control. Most…