Teaching Water Management

FIELD Announces $5 Million Partnership with Cadiz Ranch Our President/CEO David Villarino-González shares how he envisions a day when rural communities can have clean drinking water and when crops can thrive through droughts or wet seasons.”Cadiz Ranch and the Farmworkers Institute of Education & Leadership Development (FIELD)_ announced Thursday a $5 million partnership to set…
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Introducing FIELD’s Cooperative Program

To kick off the new year, FIELD’s Cooperative Program team has some exciting program advancements to share! With the support of the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation and the Blue Shield of California Foundation, the Cooperative Program team has embarked on the program’s strategic planning process with the participation of FIELD partners and staff from different departments. This process is crucial…
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Extreme Heat Effects on Farmworkers

From Yahoo! News: Effects of extreme heat on farmworkers in the Coachella Valley expose the ‘climate gap’ Nomei Solórzano and her husband are agriculture workers in the Coachella Valley, a rift valley in the Colorado Desert, east of Los Angeles. Solórzano’s husband immigrated to the United States from El Salvador as a teenager, and she…
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Meet Dave Weaver: The Chavez Environmental Corps’ Director is Committed to Reclaiming the Environment

Meet Dave Weaver: The Chavez Environmental Corps’ Director is Committed to Reclaiming the Environment

David Weaver brings years of experience in the California Conservation Corps to his job as Director of FIELD’s Environmental Corps job training program. He discusses his department’s mandate to train corpsmembers into restoring the natural environment, especially after wildfires, floods,…