Dolores Huerta

Co-Founder at United Farm Workers of America

Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta

Co-Founder at United Farm Workers of America

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Dolores Huerta
President, Dolores Huerta Foundation; Co-Founder, United Farm Workers

Dolores Huerta is president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation and co-founder of United Farm Workers. As one of the most celebrated Latinas in the U.S., Huerta has been an advocate for women's rights and reproductive freedom. She continues working to develop community leaders for working poor, immigrants, women and youth through the Dolores Huerta Foundation. Huerta travels almost daily to speak at universities or organizational forums on issues of social justice and public policy. A community organizer and social activist for over 50 years, she is a former University of California regent. She is a founding board member of the Feminist Majority Foundation and serves on the board of Ms. magazine. Named one of Ladies Home Journal's "100 Most Important Woman of the 20th Century," and one of Ms. magazine's "Most Important Women of 1997," Huerta has received the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award, the Ohtli award from the Mexican government, and the Smithsonian Institution James Smithson Award, among others.

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The Dolores Huerta Foundation
United Farm Workers of America

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5

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Founder at People for the American Way

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President, Founder at The Feminist Majority Foundation

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President, Producer & Director at Brave New Foundation

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Chair at California Museum for History, Women & the Arts

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Director at California Museum for History, Women & the Arts

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Director at California Museum for History, Women & the Arts

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Director at California Museum for History, Women & the Arts

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Director at California Museum for History, Women & the Arts

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Director at California Museum for History, Women & the Arts

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Executive Director at Escuela Popular Del Pueblo

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Dolores Huerta
Co-Founder at United Farm Workers of America
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The United Farm Workers of America's primary exempt purpose is to improve the working conditions and working environment of its members and farmworkers, including but not limited to improving wages, medical benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

President
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Director
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People For the American Way is dedicated to making the promise of America real for every American: Equality. Freedom of speech. Freedom of religion. The right to seek justice in a court of law. The right to cast a vote that counts. The American Way. Their vision is a vibrantly diverse democratic society in which everyone is treated equally under the law, given the freedom and opportunity to pursue their dreams, and encouraged to participate in Their nation’s civic and political life. Their America respects diversity, nurtures creativity and combats hatred and bigotry. They believe a society that reflects these constitutional principles and progressive values is worth fighting for, and They take seriously Their responsibility to cultivate new generations of leaders and activists who will sustain these values for the life of this nation. Their operational mission is to promote the American Way and defend it from attack, to build and nurture communities of support for Their values, and to equip those communities to promote progressive policies, elect progressive candidates, and hold public officials accountable.

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THE CALIFORNIA MUSEUM SEEKS TO ENGAGE, ENLIGHTEN AND INSPIRE OUR VISITORS ABOUT CALIFORNIA'S RICH HISTORY AND ITS UNIQUE INFLUENCE ON THE WORLD OF IDEAS, INNOVATION, ART, AND CULTURE BY CREATING OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNING ABOUT PAST DECISIONS AND EVENTS, PRESENT CIRCUMSTANCES AND FUTURE POSSIBILITIES, ULTIMATELY STRENGTHENING THE BONDS OF OUR COMMUNITY AND STIMULATING IMAGINATIONS TO FACILITATE SOLUTIONS TO COMMON PROBLEMS.

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Los Angeles, CA, United States
2011 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2011 Milken Institute Global Conference brings together some of the most extraordinary people in the world - from entrepreneurs and executives to philanthropists, scientists and Nobel laureates. Together they explore solutions to today's most pressing social, political and economic challenges.

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