Outreach and Advocacy

Stories from the field: 5th Annual Promotores Conference Takes Place in Yolo, California

February 22, 2018

For the past four years, representatives from different organizations located in Yolo County have come together to organize an Annual Promotores Conference. This event is always free and conducted in Spanish, and it is open to anyone interested in learning about community issues such as labor rights, child development, health and wellbeing, domestic violence and others based on what participants are interested in.

Spotlight Series: CalAgrAbility

June 28, 2017
Learn about California AgrAbility - providing education and assistance to farmers, ranchers, workers and their families who have an injury, disability, or illness limiting their ability to do farm tasks.

Stories from the Field: WCAHS attends the 22nd Annual Arizona Interagency Farmworkers Coalition Conference

January 10, 2018

On September 26th - 28th, the WCAHS Outreach Team attended the 22nd Annual Arizona Interagency Farmworkers Coalition (AIFC) Conference held in Yuma, Arizona. WCAHS not only covers California, but also Arizona, Nevada, and Hawaii, so it was a great opportunity to learn more about what other states are doing for farmworkers and their families.

Stories From the Field: Community Health Fair at Knights Landing One Health Center

November 28, 2017

Knights Landing, CA is a small rural community populated predominantly by Latino farmworkers whose work involves many health and safety risks. A challenge for many workers and their families is that the nearest medical facility is 13 miles away.

While that distance might not seem far, it can be a real struggle for many community members to get there because of work constraints and limited transportation options.

Student run Knights Landing One Health Center

Del Bosque Family Farm Passes on Culture of Health and Safety to Employees and Younger Generation

November 17, 2017
Stories From the Field

During my time here at WCAHS, I have had the opportunity to travel to many parts of California and share what I have learned about agricultural health and safety with farmworkers. Recently, I accompanied Teresa Andrews, WCAHS’ Education and Outreach Specialist, on a tailgate training she conducted at Del Bosque Farms, Inc., in Firebaugh, CA.