- Courtesy of the Dolores Huerta Foundation
Join us for a conversation with Dolores Huerta about her life and work as a revolutionary and inspirational leader dedicated to social justice and the future of America. Dolores Huerta was the cofounder of the United Farm Workers Association and is one of the most influential labor activists of the 20th century, as well as a leader of the Chicano civil rights movement. She has been the recipient of many honors including the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award in 1998 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012.
As of 2015, Huerta has been the Secretary-Treasurer Emeritus of the United Farm Workers of America and the President of the Dolores Huerta Foundation. She is currently featured in Holocaust Museum Houston’s Lester and Sue Smith Human Rights Gallery, alongside Cesar Chavez, highlighting the history of the United Farm Workers Association.
The evening will begin with a blessing from Danza Azteca Taxcayolotl and a one act Teatro Campesino play performed by the Houston Latinx theatre company, TEATRX.
Admission is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required.