Dignity in Schools Campaign CA First Statewide Parent Exchange, Sat. 7/13/19

DHF is proud to announce that on Saturday, July 13th, Vecinos Unidos parents will be convening, for the first time, with parents from across the state as part of the Dignity in Schools Campaign CA network. Paren leaders will convene for an opportunity to gain an...

Celebrate Dolores Huerta Day at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes in Los Angeles 7/12, 5pm

We cordially invite you to come out and join La Plaza de Cultura y Artes for a free Summer of Salsa Concert with opening remarks by Dolores Huerta & Special Guests. FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2019 LA PLAZA DE CULTURA Y ARTES 501 N. Main Street...

DHF Now Hiring Education Program Associate

POSITION: The DHF seeks to hire an education program associate to support DHF’s program to educate, train, organize, and engage community members to participate in voting and other forms of civic engagement.

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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...