Media Advisory


 Media Advisory:

Date: November 6, 2021

Farmworkers Institute of Education and
Leadership Development (FIELD Institute)
David Villarino, President / CEO
Contact: Andres Lopez: alopez@fieldinstitute.org
661.822.4381

FIELD Recycle Grand Opening
Cesar Chavez Environmental Corps - FIELD Recycling is celebrating the Grand Opening of their recycling center in Tehachapi, CA
Tehachapi, Calif. -- The Cesar Chavez Environmental Corps (CCEC) Recycling program led by the Farmworkers Institute of Education & Leadership Development (FIELD) will be celebrating its grand opening of their FIELD Recycling center on Monday, November 8, 2021.

FIELD staff and members of the community will be on site to share a few words about the center, benefits of recycling, and benefits to the community at large.
Tehachapi Councilmember Susan Wiggins, Mari Goodman who is President of the Tehachapi Mountain Democratic Club, and representatives of The Tehachapi Community Church-UCC will be in attendance.

Members of the media are welcome to join us at our grand opening and interview staff from CCEC FIELD Recycle and learn more about how the center will benefit the community of Tehachapi and surrounding areas in areas like the prevention of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and supporting local economies by creating jobs and tax revenue. Recycling programs can also help to improve water and air quality and are building blocks for sustainable growing communities.

The grand opening event kicks off on November 8 at 11:00 AM. There will be drawings for prize giveaways and an extra $.05 paid per pound on aluminum recyclables that are brought in for recycling during the event.
FIELD Human Resources will be onsite taking applications and interviews for open positions.
Cesar Chavez Environmental Corps (CCEC) is FIELD's state certified local conservation corps with certification from the California Conservation Corps that allows FIELD to operate throughout the state of California. CCEC is a program open to those in need of a high school diploma as well as high school graduates up to the age of 26.

What: FIELD Recycle Grand Opening
Who: Cesar Chavez Environmental Corps | FIELD Recycle
When: Monday, 11/08/2021 | 11:00 AM to 1:00PM
Where: Wiest Lake Campground, 355 Enterprise Way, Tehachapi, CA 93561
Contact: Andres Lopez, 661.822.4381, alopez@fieldinstitute.org

About FIELD
The Farmworkers Institute of Education & Leadership Development (FIELD) is committed to uplifting the economic prospects of our underserved populations in poor, minority communities. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit founded and established in 1978 by Farmworker Leader Cesar E Chavez. Cesar’s ultimate vision was to inspire farmworkers & the rural workforce to gain self-sufficiency through employee owned social enterprises. Our Core Purpose is to empower the underserved to be self-sufficient with a mission to promote economic & social prosperity.
FIELD carries out this mission through a continuum of educational and workforce development programs that assist underserved communities in achieving empowerment, self-sufficiency, and a better quality of life. FIELD has served over 100,000 people since 2002 by making a major investment in an education and training infrastructure.
www.farmworkerinstitute.org | info@fieldinstitute.org



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