Since 2005 AJL Productions, LLC has worked with a broad network of industry professionals such as the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA), Labor & Industries (L&I), Washington State (L&I), Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health (PNASH), Washington State Horticulture Association (WSHA), Central Washington University (CWU), Pesticide Educational Resource Collaborative (PERC), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and others to develop bilingual farm worker health and safety training videos. These focus on food safety, pesticide safety, heat-related illnesses, lifting, platform safety, and the prevention of work place sexual harassment in agriculture.
Our work continues to be viewed by thousands of farm workers across the USA helping growers comply with governmental and non-governmental regulations focused on farm worker safety and health.
Alexandra Lewis-Lorentz is the founder of AJL Productions LLC which opened in 2005, where she combines the digital arts with her years of experience as a Cultural Anthropologist and educator. The result is a unique, collaborative approach to her media work. She has spent more than 30 years in video production as a writer, director, producer and editor that began with her work with PBS in the early 1980's. Over the years her collaborations with others has taken her into advertising, education, story telling, documentary work and bilingual/bicultural farm worker compliance training.
Alexandra holds a M.A. (1983) and Ph.D. (1990) in Anthropology from the University of Washington, Seattle, a Masters Degree in Anthropology (1974) from Cambridge University, England and a B.A. degree (1972) in Anthropology from SUNY at StonyBrook. She has taught at the college/university level since the 1980's, speaks and reads both Spanish and French, and has traveled extensively.