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PRESS CONFERENCE on March 24, 2017

Indio, CA --- March 20, 2017 --- The Farmworker Institute of Education and Leadership Development (FIELD Institute), would like to cordially invite you to attend an event on March 24, 2017 where we will formally announce the certification of our conservation program by the State of California.

Cesar Chavez FIELD Corps (Kern Service & Conservation Corps)   program will provide training and employment opportunities in education, environmental conservation and restoration for hundreds of Coachella Valley youth.  With this official designation by the state’s California Conservation Corps and CalRecycle, the County of Kern’s Waste Management Department will now enjoy integrated support from our Kern Service & Conservation Corps (KSACC) to help meet state recycling mandates for discarded tires, beverage containers and used oil.

Please join us on Friday, March 24 at 10:00 AM at the Veteran’s Memorial Park,  (Directly behind Coachella City Hall located at 1515 Sixth Street) as we celebrate our local Cesar Chavez FIELD Corps program’s certification.

FIELD CEO David Villarino and KSACC Director Anthony Chavez will be making more detailed remarks about this certification and acknowledging the people who have made this possible. These include keynote speaker California Assembly member and chair of the State Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee Eduardo Garcia; representatives from the Riverside County Supervisor’s Fourth District; City of Coachella Mayor Steven Hernandez, Coachella City Council Members and others.  Assembly member Eduardo Garcia and Mayor Hernandez will address the media attending this event as well.

The Cesar Chavez FIELD Corps is proud to take proactive steps towards enhancing the community. The celebration will take place as the Cesar Chavez FIELD Corps works to develop partnerships with Coachella Valley stakeholders whereby Cesar Chavez FIELD Corps will serve in various local community conservation/recycling projects.  .


The Farmworker Institute of Education and Leadership Development (FIELD) is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization based in California’s San Joaquin and Coachella Valleys.  FIELD was founded in 1978 by Farmworker Leader Cesar E. Chavez and is dedicated to strengthening America’s agricultural and rural communities through the Core Values of Opportunity, Excellence, Integrity, Innovation and Si Se Puede.

For more information, contact Ileana International:

Mike Mena                                                            

Tel: (310) 316-0612                     

Salton Sea Bus Tour

Earth Day Event

Good Morning Bob,

We are having a fundraiser on Earth Day, April 22nd 2-7 to support the efforts to Save our sea and canals, this will be held @ the Ness Residence home. It will be open to the public.

This would be a chance to interface with the whos/who that hold interest In saving the sea. Bruce Wilcox, Ryan Kelley, Juan DeLara, Glenn Miller, Mitch Mansfield and Eduardo Garcia have been invited.

We will have music, B.B.Q , a beer garden, a Bouncy house for the kids. If you would be interested in speaking on behalf of your office we would like to have you. Please consider attending this event and let us know.


Nathan G. White

Chief Environmental Officer

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East Valley Coalition Affiliate Partners,

I would like to invite You All to attend an infrastructure presentation by Coachella City Engineer Jonathan Hoy.  This presentation will cover the proposed capital improvement projects including the I-10/Ave 50 Interchange, the Ave 50 bridge over CVSC, the Ave. 50/86A Expressway Interchange and the Dillon Road project. This is an informative presentation that You all should see regarding infrastructure that is crucial to the economic development future of the City of Coachella.  The presentation will involve a short EVC business Board meeting and then move to the “show”.  The Meeting will be held at the Coachella Corporate Yard located at 53-462 Enterprise Way (Ave. 54 and Enterprise Way) at 8:00 am. I look forward to seeing You all there.


Bob Wright

East Valley Coalition – Regular Board Meeting March 16th

Coachella Valley Association of Governments

March 29, 2016

Tom Kirk
Executive Director
Coachella Valley Association of Governments
73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 200
Palm Desert, California 92260

Mr. Kirk,

As the Manager of the East Valley Coalition, I am pleased to provide a letter of support to the Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG) for the efforts to secure TIGER funding for CV Link East. This proposal will connect five Coachella Valley cities and provide a safe route for pedestrians, cyclists as well as those who use golf carts and neighborhood electric vehicles.

The East Valley Coalition is an alliance formed in 2015 between the cities of Coachella, Indio and La Quinta and Riverside County to manage, coordinate and promote economic development in the region. CV Link East complements our mission for the region, as it provides connections to employment centers, education and entertainment. The construction of CV Link East will create hundreds of temporary jobs and it is expected that new businesses such as bike share companies will develop once it is built.

In the Coachella Valley, the nearly $6 billion tourism industry is our biggest economic driver. CV Link East will become a critical part of what we can market to our visitors. It also will greatly enhance the health and wellness attributes of our region.

I hope your application for TIGER funding is looked upon favorably. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you need additional information.


Bob Wright
East Valley Coalition Manager


Members and Partners,

This is a reminder to attend the ICSC P-3 Event on Wednesday March 1st from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, at Cal State SB/ Palm Desert Campus room 120, across from the Auditorium.  I will have an East Valley Coalition sign up for easy access.  You WILL need to put this PARKING PASS on Your dashboard to avoid paying for parking.  This is a very important event and I encourage You all to attend so we can keep the ICSC TEAM interested in business needs of the Coachella Valley. 


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