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Dolores Huerta in the News

From Slacktivism to Activism

The Portland Mercury - 2 weeks ago
Kick off a day dedicated to the amazing womxn in your life by remembering those who have paved the way before us. This event will encourage folks to dig deeper into the history of legendary figures...

Yuma Native Recognized For Advocacy of Farmworker Rights

KAWC - 4 weeks ago
A Yuma native will be honored this week with an award that recognizes his work on behalf of the nation's migrant farmworkers. David Damian Figueroa will receive the Dolores Huerta Award, named...

How Mexican-American Comedian Cristela Alonzo Is Resisting Trump's America

Daily Beast - 4 weeks ago
(Laughs) Like, it's not the guy I liked in high school that never paid attention to me, it's Dolores Huerta. It would be like Martin Luther King Jr., if he was still around, going to see...

'Dolores' documentary closes Athena Film Fest with cheers

Popdust - 1 month ago
Though many know who Cesar Chavez was, fewer know of Dolores Huerta, an equally important figure in the labor rights and immigrant rights movement that began in California in the 1960s. That's...

Documentary on Civil Rights Leader Dolores Huerta Will Open This Year's CineFestival

San Antonio Current - 1 month ago
Directed and produced by Peter Bratt with co-producers Carlos Santana and Brian Benson, Dolores promises to set the bar high for this year's CineFestival, which takes place February 24-March 4...

'Dolores': Film Review | Sundance 2017

Hollywood Reporter - 2 months ago
Dolores Huerta co-founded the UFWA along with Chavez, but is rarely given the credit. In Dolores, a U.S. Documentary Competition entry at the Sundance Film Festival, filmmaker Peter Bratt fleshes her...

'Dolores' wants to inspire with the story of the 86-year-old activist who just won't quit

89.3 KPCC - 2 months ago
Huerta is in Park City for the Sundance premiere of a documentary about her life and work. Along with Cesar Chavez, Huerta co-founded the United Farm Workers union in the 1960s. The film, titled...

Cancelled Sundance Screenings Get New Slots With Power Back On At Venue – Update

Deadline - 2 months ago
The Peter Bratt directed docu about farmer workers union leader Dolores Huerta will now screen tomorrow at 9 AM in the Redstone Cinema 7. Landline is going to be played on January 23 at 10 AM in the...

Dolores Huerta: 'I think most of us in the progressive world feel very threatened right now'

Raw Story - 2 months ago
PARK CITY, Utah — At 86, Dolores Huerta has been working as a civil rights activist for over six decades. But if you think she's ready to put down her bullhorn and hit the links, you've got...

To resist Trump, we will be bold

The Hill (blog) - 2 months ago
When migrant farmworkers in the 1950s were mistreated by bosses and the U.S. government alike, Dolores Huerta led the movement to organize and build power. Before Roe v. Wade, when abortion was...

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