Please join us for Dolores Huerta's 83rd birthday celebration.
BAKERSFIELD, CA– The California Museum’s 7th Annual California Hall of Fame inductees were chosen by Governor Edmund G. Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown. A “Spirit of California” Medal will be awarded to seven individuals who exemplify California’s spirit of innovation. The official State ceremony will take place on March 20, 2013, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the California Museum, located at 1020 O Street in Sacramento. Among those honored will be Dolores Huerta.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM
Place: Jastro Park 2900 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301
DOLORES HUERTA FOUNDATION PROPOSITION RECOMMENDATIONS – NOV. 6, 2012
Yesterday, President Barack Obama named Dolores Huerta as one of thirteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States: world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. The awards will be presented at the White House in late spring.
The Lost Hills Community Organizer is responsible for organizing neighborhood committees (Comites de Vecinos) through house meetings, general meetings and direct actions under the direction of the DHF Organizing Director.
The Dolores Huerta Foundation (DHF) aims to actively engage, mobilize and empower agricultural workers and their families to improve the social and physical environmental threats in their communities as a means of achieving improvements in their health and well being, and ultimately creating a more supportive and healthier environment in their neighborhoods and towns.
The City of Arvin invites interested residents, businesses and community organizations to discuss the present and future of the city's land uses, air quality and community health at an open house workshop. Participants will have an opportunity to help shape the future development of the city and provide ideas on making it a prosperous and healthy place to live and work.