Emily Velazquez-Alvarado, SAF Levante Leadership Institute youth member Hello! My name is Emily Velazquez-Alvarado, I am 16 years old and I attend early college high school. My family is originally from Michoacán and they migrated from Mexico more than 20 years ago. I live with my younger brother and mom. Growing up, I had an... [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.
Jesús Cabrera, SAF Levante Leadership Institute youth member I am from a family of four, and I am the youngest sibling out of two. I have been part of SAF to gain knowledge about farmworker rights and social justice. I am excited about doing more activities with other people and as of right now I... [Read more]
Angel Araiza, SAF Levante Leadership Institute youth member My name is Angel Araiza. I am from Guadalajara, Jalisco. I moved from Mexico when I was 3. I am excited to work with SAF to spread more awareness of farmworker rights and how they are treated unfairly at times. I am most afraid of farmworkers not... [Read more]
America Juarez-Maldonado, SAF Solidaridad intern My name is America Juarez-Maldonado, I am a Mexican-American, first-generation college student. I attend the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, double majoring in Environmental Studies and Public Policy. I am a brown girl that represents the mix of what future America will look like in the next years to... [Read more]
Tyme Nunn, SAF Solidaridad intern My name is Tyme Nunn and I am a junior at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. When I chose to attend a college in Raleigh, it was a drastic change from the environment I grew up in. I was born and raised in Hamlet, North Carolina. Being in that... [Read more]
Evelyn Archer, SAF Solidaridad intern My name is Evelyn Archer, and I am so excited to be joining SAF as a Solidaridad Program Management intern. Here is a little piece of my story, my passions, my faith, my fears, and my dreams! I was born in Virginia and grew up in the tidewater area of... [Read more]
Tyshenna Phillips, SAF Solidaridad intern My name is Tyshenna Phillips and I was born in Greenville, North Carolina. I spent a good portion of my childhood in this area surrounded by many farm animals such as cows, pigs, horses, and chickens. I remember as a little girl being able to go outside with my mom... [Read more]
Omar Alejandro Ibarra My name is Omar Alejandro Ibarra and I am a proud Chicano. I am a first-generation student and son of Mexican immigrants. I was born in Kansas, but I come from the small town of Guymon located in the panhandle of Oklahoma. I come from a town that is mostly Latinx in... [Read more]