John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Day of Action

John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Day of Action

Join us Sat, May 8th @ 11am PST for John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Day of Action. Today voting rights are under attack nationally. Fight back voter suppression efforts! RSVP for the Kern County, California event here:...

2021 Mental Health & Resources Guide

If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, housing crisis, worker rights issues, struggling with mental health and/or food insecurity, here’s a great resource for you. Download your own copy. DHF Kern April 2021 Resource GuideDownload DHF Fresno April...

NOW HIRING: Seasonal Community Canvassers

NOW HIRING: Seasonal Community Canvassers

Stop the spread of Covid-19! OVERVIEW: Dolores Huerta Foundation (DHF) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire and organize communities to build volunteer organizations empowered to pursue social justice.   JOB DESCRIPTION: The Dolores...

Join us for a Bakersfield LCAP Townhall

Join us for a Bakersfield LCAP Townhall

Join us May 6, 2021 @ 6:00 pm PST via Zoom for a Bakersfield LCAP Townhall. Learn about the school district budget known as the LCAP. Create & share recommendations to your school board for the upcoming school year for better student support on your campus! RSVP:...

Dolores Huerta: In Her Own Words hosted by Farmworker Justice

Dolores Huerta: In Her Own Words hosted by Farmworker Justice

On Wednesday, April 28th, tune in to join the cast of the iconic ‘Zoot Suit’ as they celebrate @DoloresHuerta, a national activist of the labor movement. They’ll be conducting a reading curated by Huerta and David Damian Figueroa, and will hear from her during the...

DHF Statement on the Chauvin Conviction

"Today’s three guilty verdicts of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd offer us hope that change is possible. While we breathe a collective sigh of relief, the solutions our communities need must be based in collective action and policy. Transformational...

Vecinos Unidos Member Spotlight

Vecinos Unidos Member Spotlight

Erica Talavera is a parent leader from Parlier. She is a mother of two, an eight month year old and a teenager. She was recruited into the local Vecinos Unidos Education Committee in 2019. When Eric first began attending meetings with her newborn, she seemed shy and...

Support the Dolores Huerta Foundation Peace & Justice Cultural Center!

2021 is here! It is incumbent upon us to take the hard lessons we learned in 2020 and create meaningful and critical organizing opportunities. Now more than ever we are compelled to educate folks on the fundamentals of democracy and stress the importance of strong and...

Parlier Families Fight Solar Fraud

Three years ago the Parlier Vecinos Unidos® Chapter families began discussing issues they had with solar panels installed on their homes. Homeowners were being charged fees for contracts to loans they never signed. In some cases the newly installed solar panels were...

Dolores Huerta Day Resolution Approved

On February 18th, 2021 the DHF Education Team hosted a regional call with 33 Vecino UnidosⓇ leaders. They discussed the importance of promoting legislation which was passed in California stating that “On [or around] Dolores Huerta Day [April 10th], all public schools...

Support For Those Struggling to Make Utility Payments

DHF encourages community members who are behind more than $500 and up to $1000 in their utility bills to access relief programs through their utility company or contact the Disadvantaged Communities Advisory Group (DACAG) at www.cpuc.ca.gov/dacag.

Call to Action for Victims of Solar Panel Fraud

Please contact your elected officials and tell them to “Support SB 757!” to establish a solar panel consumer protection and restitution fund Go to http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov/. If you are a victim of poor or fraudulent solar panel installation by contractors...

Camila Chavez: Continuing the Legacy

Camila Chavez is Executive Director and co-founder (with her mother Dolores Huerta) of the Dolores Huerta Foundation (DHF). Her excellent leadership style has earned her the respect and admiration of her staff and colleagues. She is often referred to as “the best boss...

Justice Victims of Solar Panel Fraud

The Dolores Huerta Foundation is co-sponsoring a solar panel consumer protection and restitution fund, with Senator Monique Limón who represents the 19th Senate District (Santa Barbara and parts of Ventura Counties). Senate Bill 757 introduced on February 19, 2021,...

Redistricting: A 10 year Impact

Every ten years, following the Census, governments from Federal and State Legislature to local governments are obligated to modify their districts to ensure equitable representation of the population on decision-making bodies such as the Board of Supervisors, City...

DHF Youth Anna Hun Appointed to Fresno Youth Commission!

DHF Youth Anna Hun Appointed to Fresno Youth Commission!

“Just go for it,” is the motto that Anna Hun uses to describe what moved her from being a shy freshman at Duncan Polytechnical High School, to an engaged leader in her community. Anna credits much of her growth to the school’s ROTC and the Dolores Huerta Foundation....

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