Farmworker Immersion Program

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The Center for Community Engagement invites you to register for the Farmworker Immersion Project (FIP) on Friday, April 21st from 8:30 am - 3:00 pm. The FIP is a program that places participants in the community to learn about farmworker rights, housing, and health resources. The FIP will guide students through the first-hand experience of typical farm work-life in Ventura County. We will visit a local berry farm, managed by Reiter Affiliated Companies, where students will learn about the agricultural business in our county, then work in the field as the farm manager instructs on how to harvest berries. In the afternoon, we will visit an affordable housing community, Villa Cesar Chavez Apartments, to learn about its history and to speak with farmworker families.

This event has very limited space and requires a mandatory orientation.

Once you have completed this form — you will be sent a confirmation and detailed information about what to wear and bring. 

The event is made possible by funding from Instructionally Related Activities.

CI does not discriminate in the educational programs or activities it conducts based on race, ethnicity, color, nationality, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, religion, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, medical condition, or special disabled veteran status, Vietnam-era veteran status or other covered veteran status. 

The University encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Disability Accommodations & Support Services at (805) 437-3331 or as soon as possible, but no later than 7 business days prior to the event.       

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