City of Arvin Announces Safe Routes to School Outreach Events, Thur. 5/2/19

City of Arvin Announces Safe Routes to School Outreach Events, Thur. 5/2/19

On Thursday May 2, 2019 at 6 p.m., the City of Arvin in collaboration with the Dolores Huerta Foundation, the LGC, Alta Planning, and community members will hold outreach events at the Arvin Veteran’s Hall (at 4th and A Street) to seek public comments and participation for Arvin’s Safe Routes to School Plan.

The City aims to increase the safety of active transportation by engaging the schools, parents, students and community resident’s awareness and creating a collaborative plan to keep students safe as they walk, bike, and skateboard to school. The meetings will be held in Spanish and English, and childcare and refreshments will be provided.

Dolores Huerta Day Celebration in Sacramento 4/10/19, 6pm

Dolores Huerta Day Celebration in Sacramento 4/10/19, 6pm

We cordially invite you to join us in Celebration of Dolores Huerta Day!

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2019

6:00 PM

California Museum
1020 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Sponsorship Levels

For more information and to RSVP, please visit the following link: https://DHDaySacramento.eventbrite.com

Presenting Sponsor $10,000

DHF Champion: $5,000

DHF Supporter: $2,500

Sponsors receive special recognition on invite and/or program public acknowledgement at reception.

Tickets

$1000 12 tickets 
$500 6 tickets 
$250 3 tickets 
$100 1 ticket 

On, July 18, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2644, designating April 10th as Dolores Huerta Day in perpetuity. The bill was introduced by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (AD-47). Dolores Huerta, is the first and only living person to hold this honor.

This day has been designated to recognize Dolores’s lifelong work as a civil rights activist and community organizer. Dolores plans to use this day to inspire people everywhere to learn more about the power of developing grassroots leadership and to volunteer in civic service of their local communities. ¡Si Se Puede!

Celebrate California’s first annual Dolores Huerta Day on Wed., April 10, 2019, at the California Museum with FREE admission to “Dolores Huerta: Revolution in the Fields / Revolución en los Campos” and hands-on civic engagement activities!


Don’t Miss the 15th Annual DHF Celebrity Golf Classic 2019!

Don’t Miss the 15th Annual DHF Celebrity Golf Classic 2019!

We cordially invite you to the 15th Annual Dolores Huerta Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic on Friday, October 4, 2019 at The Links at RiverLakes Ranch in Bakersfield, California. Please join us as a sponsor for our most treasured annual event. Celebrities who have attended in the past include Benjamin Bratt, Rosario Dawson, Dennis Leoni, Jay Montalvo, Jose Solano, Eva Longoria, George Lopez, Esai Morales, Cristela Alonzo and sports celebrities such as Kenneth Landreaux, Laffit Pincay and Ruben Castillo. This year we will also be hosting a comedy show following the conclusion of the dinner and awards banquet! (more…)

Event: Oakland Fundraiser for DHF Voter Engagement Project, 10/9, 5:30pm

Event: Oakland Fundraiser for DHF Voter Engagement Project, 10/9, 5:30pm

We cordially invite you to a Dolores Huerta Foundation Voter Engagement Project Fundraiser on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 5:30 to 8:30 PM, at the East Bay Community Foundation in Oakland, California. 

All tax deductible donations go to support the civic engagement work of the Dolores Huerta Foundation. TAX ID #91-2145992

¡VOTA! Sponsor $1,000




  • Admission to the event for you and up to 3 guests
  • Four tickets to the Oakland Philharmonic Symphony “!Sí Se Puede!” Dolores Huerta’s Playlist Concert (February 22nd, 8:00 pm)
  • Signed copies of a “Dolores” DVD and Barbara Carrasco Portrait of Dolores Poster
  • “Axioms for Organizers” Book (bilingual) by Fred Ross, Sr.

¡Sí Se Puede! Contributor $500




  • Admission to the event for you and up to 2 guests
  • Two tickets to the Oakland Philharmonic Symphony “!Sí Se Puede!” Dolores Huerta’s Playlist Concert (February 22nd, 8:00 pm)
  • Signed copies of a “Dolores” DVD and Barbara Carrasco Portrait of Dolores Poster
  • “Axioms for Organizers” Book (bilingual) by Fred Ross, Sr.

Vecinos Unidos (Neighbors United) Friend $250




  • Admission to the event for you and one other guest
  • Signed copies of “Dolores” DVD and Barbara Carrasco Portrait of Dolores Poster
  • “Axioms for Organizers” Book (biligual) by Fred Ross, Sr.

DHF Supporter $100




  • Admission to the event for you and one other guest
  • Unsigned copies of “Dolores” DVD and Barbara Carrasco Portrait of Dolores Poster
  • “Axioms for Organizers” Book (biligual) by Fred Ross, Sr.

 

DHF Civic Engagement Amigo




I am unable to attend, but I want to support this event and the Dolores Huerta Foundation Voter Engagement Project 

For more information contact Susanne Huttner, (510) 917-1815, phonebankcoalition@gmail.com. You may register and pay online through our website by clicking the donate buttons above, or mail your payment to the address below. Please make checks payable to Dolores Huerta Foundation and mail to: Oakland Civic Engagement Fundraiser, Dolores Huerta Foundation, P.O. Box 2087, Bakersfield, CA 93303. All tax deductible donations go to support the civic engagement work of the Dolores Huerta Foundation. TAX ID #91-2145992

With the invaluable support of donors like you, the Dolores Huerta Foundation (DHF) has made great strides in recruiting, training, and developing grassroots volunteers to engage in voter outreach and education efforts. You can read more about it here Dolores Huerta Civic Engagement Program.

The stakes are incredibly high, this election year.  Every vote will matter and every eligible voter must be given the opportunity to vote.

Latinos in three critical Central Valley counties — Kern, Tulare and Fresno — have, historically been left out of conventional voter outreach efforts.  They represent tens of thousands of potential votes, but are often overlooked because they live in more rural areas.

With your help, the Dolores Huerta Foundation will educate and mobilize these voters!  Proceeds from this timely event will enable much-needed expansion and acceleration of the important work of the Foundation’s Integrated Voter Engagement (IVE) project.

Since 2003, the Dolores Huerta Foundation [a 501(c)3] has been organizing at the grassroots level to develop natural leaders as community organizers, establish Vecinos Unidos (United Neighbors) chapters, and inspire communities to build volunteer organizations empowered to pursue social justice.

IVE enables them to engage and educate underserved prospective voters in their own neighborhoods through a variety of tactics, including door-to-door canvassing, phone banking, texting, social media, and public forums.  With your support, they will leverage the organizing framework they have already built by implementing IVE in Arvin, Lamont, Bakersfield, California City, Lindsay, Woodlake, Sanger and Parlier.

We believe you will leave this event understanding that the Central Valley is on the move and that you can help accelerate their progress!

Please share this invitation with your family, friends and employers.

Program

5:30 to 8:30 PM

Panel Discussion (with audience participation)

National and state leaders have abdicated their roles, so local leaders are taking on the challenges.  Central Valley community leaders discuss the region’s evolving political landscape. Our goal is to elevate their solutions.  

Fred Ross, Jr., Moderator (Community Organizer and Son of Fred Ross, Sr.)

Camila Chavez, Executive Director, Dolores Huerta Foundation

Pam Whalen, Organizing Director, Dolores Huerta Foundation

Timoteo Prado, South Kern Organizer, Dolores Huerta Foundation

  • Followed by a Special Screening of “DOLORES”, a documentary film about Dolores Huerta’s life as a community organizer and labor leader.

    This inspiring film presents an instructive view of her ongoing strategy for building leadership and empowering people.  More information is available here.

Event: California City General Meeting, Wed. 8/15/18, 6pm

Event: California City General Meeting, Wed. 8/15/18, 6pm

California City General Meeting

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

6:00 PM

California City Arts Center

10400 Heather Street

California City, CA 93505

For more information, please call Carol Watkins (661) 759-6042.

Join the discussion about forming a Neighbors United chapter in California City. Together we can address school climate, suspensions and expulsions, and school board elections.

Food and child care provided!

Governor Brown Declares April 10th Dolores Huerta Day in California!

Governor Brown Declares April 10th Dolores Huerta Day in California!

Today, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2644, designating April 10th as Dolores Huerta Day. The bill was introduced by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (AD-47). Civil rights leader and community organizer, Dolores Huerta, is the first and only living person to hold this honor.

Dolores Huerta Day is not a state holiday. Instead, this day is designated day to recognize Dolores’s lifelong work as a civil rights activist and community organizer, her role as the co-founder and vice president of the United Farm Workers union, and her current work as president and founder of the Dolores Huerta Foundation.  The state law encourages schools to teach their students about Dolores Huerta and her life. 

“I’m happy to hear that our young learners will have the opportunity to learn more about social justice and civil rights because there is still a lot of work to do. We have low-income communities with inequitable representation in local education. At the same time, they are facing tough anti-immigrant and racist rhetoric. This is all happening right in front of our faces. We need to continue organizing to empower communities so that they can fight for fair representation, voting rights, and an equitable education. This is how we are going to change the future for human rights and a fair and just society for all,” commented Dolores Huerta, President & Founder of the Dolores Huerta Foundation.

“I believe this is a fitting recognition for someone who has dedicated her life to empowering others and perfectly timed to uplift communities who are struggling to hold onto their basic human rights,” adds Camila Chavez, Executive Director of the Dolores Huerta Foundation.