Kern Community Town Hall, Mon. 2/24, 5:30pm

Dolores Huerta Foundation has partnered with local organizations in Kern County to host a Community Town Hall focusing on Kern County's needs for the Homeless,  Protecting the Vulnerable and Reshaping Public Safety Monday, February 24th5:30 PM  - 7:30 PMMill Creek...

Dolores Huerta Day Curriculum

1st Grade Lesson by Wendy GreenfieldDownload 2nd GradeDownload 3rd Grade by Alison StrootDownload 4th Grade by Susan SeyanDownload Dolores-Huerta 3rd 4th Grade VocabularyDownload 5th - 6th GradeDownload 7th - 8th Grade Standards CompilationDownload 7th - 8th Grade...

End Child Poverty CA Los Angeles Launch with Dolores Huerta, Fri. 2/21/20, 10 am

Come celebrate 2019's big End Child Poverty California wins, and help us get the rest of the plan passed in 2020! Our families work hard every day. The time to end extreme child poverty is NOW. #EndChildPovertyCA Join civil rights leader Dolores Huerta, Senator Holly...

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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.

DHF in the News

ICE Halts Courthouse Arrests in Kern County

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

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

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...