Dolores Huerta

Social Justice Activist; President, Dolores Huerta Foundation

Dolores Huerta is the president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation. A community organizer and social justice activist for over 50 years who advocates for women’s rights, the working poor, immigrants, youth, and LGBT civil rights, she most notably co-founded the United Farm Workers with Cesar Chavez and is a founding board member of the Feminist Majority Foundation. Among her numerous honors, Huerta received the Medal of Freedom Award from President Obama, the Eleanor D. Roosevelt Human Rights Award from President Clinton, and was the first Latina inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame. Huerta speaks widely on issues of public policy, social justice, and advocacy.

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Activist Dolores Huerta, recipient of the 2012 Presidential Medal of Freedom, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist... See more