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Free State Film Festival kicks off today in Lawrence — here's what to see

Pitch Weekly (blog) - 2 weeks ago
The theme of activism might not be be explicit, but whether it's direct, as in the film Dolores — about labor and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta — or indirect, via the band Chicano...

Cinco … Seis … Siete … de Mayo

Las Cruces Bulletin - 2 months ago
Crystal Contreras from La Academia Dolores Huerta Conjunto Program sings for the crowd Saturday in Old Mesilla. Cinco de Mayo, the annual celebration of Mexican culture, fell on Friday this year, so...

Berkeley's first Latino mayor selected for SF Chavez day grand marshal

El Tecolote - 3 months ago
It's hard to miss the large green, framed print of Cesar Chavez in Jesse Arreguin's office; and the same can be said for the large Cesar Chavez Street sign perched above the couch on the...

Food for Thought: Trump, Mexicans, and an Underappreciated Heroine

WhoWhatWhy / RealNewsProject (blog) - 3 months ago
I'd heard of Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the union with Chávez. Watching her whip up audiences with gusto, I got a whiff of her powerful charisma. But I noticed that in the ensuing years,...

The UFW loses a case by its own workers. Plus two class-action ag worker lawsuits.

Monterey County Weekly - 3 months ago
The federal holiday commemorates the leadership of Chavez, who along with Dolores Huerta, helped lead the fight for farm workers' rights and co-founded the National Farm Workers Association,...

Twenty-Fourth Annual César Chávez Day

Weekly Alibi (blog) - 4 months ago
Join the 24th annual César Chávez Day celebration, with a march—La Marcha de Justicia—beginning at 10:30 am at the Dolores Huerta Gateway Park, picking up additional participants at the...

#WomenCrushWednesday: Dolores Huerta, 'Dragon Lady' of the Labor Movement

Sojourners - 4 months ago
During the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony for Dolores Huerta, Obama admitted to stealing her famous rallying cry from the labor rights movement in California. “Dolores was very gracious...

Yuma Native Recognized For Advocacy of Farmworker Rights

KAWC - 5 months 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...

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

San Antonio Current - 5 months 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 - 5 months ago
Peter Bratt's doc pays tribute to Dolores Huerta, an undersung heroine of the workers' rights movement who was overshadowed in recognition by Cesar Chavez. When people say, “Cesar...

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