Get to know Levante's newest student: Arely P. When asked who/what Halloween costume they identify most with, Arely answered: Julian, he’s a soccer player, gives it his all, has talent and... [Read more]
Field Notes is a blog where Student Action with Farmworkers students share stories of their outreach, organizing, and advocacy work, and where farmworkers share their own stories and hopes for change, writing in the language they feel most comfortable.
To access our archive of past blog posts, visit our Field Notes Tumblr site here.
I am a first-generation Latino. I am currently a senior at Sampson Early College High School. I come from a very hard-working family. My father is a trucker, he is... [Read more]
My name is Nestor Tellez, and I was raised in Mexico’s state of Guerrero. I experienced Mexico’s traditions firsthand. Specifically related to Chilapa de Álvarez, the town I grew up... [Read more]
Hola! It’s Genesis Ramirez and now I am currently a senior at North Carolina State University pursuing a degree in communication with a concentration in public relations and a minor... [Read more]
Throughout my internship this summer, I have learned so much about the barriers faced by farmworkers to access healthcare here in the U.S., such as lack of transportation, linguistic and... [Read more]
The biggest issue that was revealed to me during my participation with Student Action with Farmworkers includes being exposed to issues that have remained the same for over ten years.... [Read more]
The agricultural industry often portrays itself as self-made, pristine, and essential for feeding the world. However, hidden beneath this facade lies the truth: farmworkers play a huge, essential part of the... [Read more]
Unfortunately farm work is not valued enough in this country; in South Carolina I saw how many migrant farmworkers had bad living conditions. What I mean by bad living conditions... [Read more]
Into the Fields means not only an opportunity but also a big challenge for me. I am an engineering student who comes from a rural small town called Jonacapa in... [Read more]
My name is Samantha Ponce and I am originally from Zion, Illinois. I was born and raised in the United States but my parents are from Mexico (my mom is... [Read more]
Hi! My name is Hasti Sadri and I grew up in Winston-Salem, North Carolina after my parents and I immigrated from Iran to North Carolina. I am currently studying Political... [Read more]
Hi everyone! My name is Kenly Montes. I am a Latina born from immigrant parents. My dad was born and raised in Zacatecas and my mom in Guerrero. Two small... [Read more]