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...

Community Organizing Fellow Job Announcement

Community Organizing Fellow Job Description Organization Overview: The Dolores Huerta Foundation is a non-profit organization inspiring and organizing communities to build volunteer organizations empowered to pursue social justice. Position: The Community Organizing...

DHF is Hiring – Join our Team!

The Dolores Huerta Foundation is a non-profit organization inspiring and organizing communities to build volunteer based organizations empowered to pursue social justice.

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“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.

Please consider supporting this important work with a generous monthly donation. We take pride in the fact that we do not accept corporate donations. We rely on the contributions of donors like you.

Dolores Huerta Foundation 15th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic

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.

DHF in the News

ICE Halts Courthouse Arrests in Kern County

On Thursday, January 23, 2014 the Department of Homeland Security announced a decision to halt its troubling practice of arresting individuals at Kern County courthouses. "Stopping arrests in Kern County Courthouses a first step to start respecting the immigrant...

Parents Continue Fight Against Sugary Foods 12/11/13

WOODLAKE — The ultimate goal of parents in the small town of Woodlake is to make a change in the community by having the school district discontinue sugar sweetened beverages. The Committee of Parents Advocating for the Health of their Children in conjunction with the...

11 Days for 11 Million

Bakersfield Citizens Launch ‘11 Days for 11 Million: A Vigil to Vote’ to Press Kevin McCarthy to Act Now on HR-15: The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act Camila Chavez, Executive Director of the DHF, and constituent of Republican...