“Inspiring and organizing communities to build volunteer organizations empowered to pursue social justice.”
The Dolores Huerta Foundation (DHF) is a 501 (c)(3) community benefit organization that organizes at the grassroots level, engaging and developing natural leaders. DHF creates leadership opportunities for community organizing, leadership development, civic engagement, and policy advocacy.
DHF is a direct action organization and hands-on training center for community organizing, leadership development, and policy advocacy. Several of our projects are in agricultural communities of California’s Central Valley including Arvin, Lamont, Weedpatch, Lost Hills, Lindsay, Woodlake, and Cutler-Orosi.
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Parents launched a GoFundMe for murals, books, and signs to fully honor the labor leader.
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DH Op-Ed in the News: ‘Stop Texas-style immigrant crackdowns. Make California a Sanctuary State’ 7/13/2017
“California Values Act…would keep our people safe and decrease the fear and vulnerability they face when out in the community.
“She inspires and empowers. No matter the age or the gender a true leader inspires through their actions and their words.
Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta – in bronzed and larger-than-life form – now look out over residents and visitors in downtown Napa. The 9-foot-tall statues of the pioneering farm worker rights activists were installed early Wednesday morning in a niche above the entry...
Since 2013, the Dolores Huerta Foundation has called for changes in Kern County Law Enforcement’s approach to public safety, more oversight and transparency when it comes to use of force, and a more fair system for investigating complaints of excessive force and...
Dolores Huerta Foundation Vecinos Unidos “United Neighbors”, in collaboration with the Lamont School District, continue ongoing efforts to improve educational outcomes by completing a 10 Week Parent Training Program to Promote Strategies for Authentic Parent...
Dolores Huerta is Bestowed “Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca” Mexico’s Order of the Aztec Eagle Award 11/17/15
On Tuesday, November 17th, the Mexican Embassy in the United States, on behalf of President Enrique Peña Nieto and Ambassador Miguel Basáñez, bestowed "Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca" - Mexico’s Order of the Aztec Eagle Award - to Dolores Huerta for her exemplary...