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Farmworker Education Workshop


Location:

Blue Note, 1030 Main Street, Napa

Schedule:

02/23/2017
11:45am - 5:00pm Farmworker Session (in Spanish)
11:45am - 2:45pm Grower, Vineyard Owner & Vineyard Manager Session (in English)
02/24/2017
7:45am - 1:00pm Farmworker Session Only (in Spanish)

Overview:

The 10th annual Farmworker Education Workshop is a unique educational and professional development program with a focus on increasing quality, providing advanced leadership, communication and management skills, and more. This year’s workshop brings together a collective of industry experts and will feature both an Advanced and Beginning track. Sessions are taught in Spanish. First 4 employees are free.

NEW! This year, the workshop will include a 1-day session for growers, vineyard owners and vineyard managers discussing team dynamics and the development of successful communication and management strategies.


To Register Click HERE


DAY 1 - FEBRUARY 23

FARMWORKER AGENDA

11:45am - 12:30pm
Registration & Lunch
12:30pm
Welcome
Arnulfo Solorio, Chair, Farmworker Education Committee
12:30pm - 4:45pm
PRESENTATIONS:

Panel Discussion: What Does Success Mean to you? 
“Building a Career in the Wine Industry”
  • Moderator – Arnulfo Solorio, Chair, Farmworker Education Committee
  • Icela Martin, Health & Safety Consultant, Agricultura Safety
  • Jose Calderon, Director of Vines & Wines, CONSTANT Diamond Mountain Vineyard
  • David Mares, Vineyard Technician, CONSTANT Diamond Mountain Vineyard
  • Roberto Juarez, Vineyard Manager, Moulds Family Vineyard

Latest Updates on Laws & Regulations
Nelly Castro & Jose Chang, Napa County Ag Commissioner's Office

Honoring Your Choices & Collabria Care
Laura Valencia, Community Health Worker, Honoring Choices & Collabria Care

Know Your Rights - Benefits of Immigration & Citizenship Information
Madeline Feldon, Attorney, International Institute of the Bay Area
4:45pm - 5:00pm
Evaluations & Announcements
Arnulfo Solorio, Chair, Farmworker Education Committee


GROWER AGENDA

11:45am - 12:30pm
Registration & Lunch
12:30pm
Welcome
Arnulfo Solorio, Chair, Farmworker Education Committee
12:30pm - 2:30pm
PRESENTATIONS:

Team Dynamics – Developing Leadership & Management Skills for Mixed Gender and Culturally Diverse Crews
Jess Gomez, Jess Gomez & Associates

Napa Vineyard Teams - A Strategic Assessment
Dr. Monica L. Cooper & Malcolm Hobbs, University of California Cooperative Extension

Legal Compliance and Best Practices for Dealing with Gender Issues in Today’s Workplace

Erica Rosasco, Attorney, McKague Rosasco PC

2:30pm - 2:45pm
Evaluations & Announcements
Arnulfo Solorio, Chair, Farmworker Education Committee


DAY 2 - FEBRUARY 24

FARMWORKER AGENDA

7:45am - 8:30am

Registration & Breakfast

8:30am
Welcome
Arnulfo Solorio, Chair, Farmworker Education Committee
8:30am - 12:45pm
PRESENTATIONS:

Team Dynamics – Developing Leadership & Management Skills for Mixed Gender and Culturally Diverse Crews
Jess Gomez, Jess Gomez & Associates

Napa Vineyard Teams - A Strategic Assessment
Dr. Monica L. Cooper & Malcolm Hobbs, University of California Cooperative Extension

Viticultural Best Practices for Wet Seasons 
Juan Cardenas, Vineyard Manager, Nord Vineyards
Miguel Luna, Viticulturist, Silverado Farming Company

12:45pm - 1:00pm
Evaluations & Announcements
Arnulfo Solorio, Chair, Farmworker Education Committee


Attendees will be divided into Manager/Supervisor (Advanced Track) or Fieldworker (Beginning Track) groups.  Please select the appropriate level when registering.


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