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The Journey of a Farmworker

May 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Proteus would like to invite the farming community and their
supporters to attend this special event.  Join us for a night of great
wine, food, friends & colleagues. Each sip is a journey through our
bountiful orchards – a celebration of agricultural heritage!

Additional info:
Our featured speaker is Jose Eduardo Chavez.  Jose Eduardo Chavez is a
Mixtec Indigenous, Immigrant, farm worker from Oaxaca, Mexico, raised
in Madera, California. He has built an extensive career in community
outreach, program management, and intercultural communication. Holding
a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Spanish Language &
Culture from Fresno Pacific University, Chavez is currently a Regional
Program Manager at Richard Heath & Associates, Inc., and serves as a
Planning Commissioner for the City of Madera and a Board Member at The
San Joaquin River Conservancy. His work extends internationally with
community development projects in Guatemala, studies in Colombia, and
advocacy at the US-Mexican border. Chavez is also the co-founder of
Comité Guelaguetza Madera, promoting the upliftment of Mexican
indigenous communities in the Central Valley. His efforts focus on
enhancing access to education, healthcare, and workers’ rights, aiming
to improve living conditions and ensure equitable representation for
diverse communities.

Registration, participation & sponsor information can be found here:  https://www.proteusinc.org/component/content/article/16-latest-news/533-a-farmworker-s-journey?Itemid=125

About Proteus, Inc.
Proteus is the premier provider of training, education, and community
services within the agriculturally rich Central San Joaquin Valley.
Since its inception in 1967, Proteus has been in a continuous state of
evolution, adding and expanding services as the changing needs of the
workforce emerge. Initially, an adult training center serving
low-income residents through educational services, Proteus has emerged
as a nationally recognized full-service agency providing a wide range
of services to a diverse customer base.  Today, Proteus administers
approximately 50 different programs concurrently ranging from adult,
youth, and dislocated worker programs, to programs related to energy
conservation, emergency supportive services, foster family services,
youth services, migrant child care, community youth centers, child
development programs, prevention services, pesticide safety training,
career and technical education classes, and other educational
components offered through the William M. Maguy School of Education.
Today, services are provided in 25 conveniently-located offices,
individual One-Stop locations, and on two Proteus Mobile Employment
Centers (MEC) throughout Tulare, Kings, Fresno, Kern, and Los Angeles
counties. Providing top quality services to our customers is embedded
in all areas of our corporate belief system, including the Proteus
Vision, Mission, and Value Statements.


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