Quotes by Dolores Huerta

About Dolores Huerta:

Dolores Clara Fernández Huerta is a labor leader and civil rights activist who was an early member of the National Farmworkers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers (UFW). Huerta has received numerous awards for her community service and advocacy for workers', immigrants', and women's rights, including the Eugene V. Debs Foundation Outstanding American Award, the United States Presidential Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. As a role model to many in the Latino community, Huerta is the subject of many corridos (ballads) and murals.

Author Bio

  • NameDolores Huerta
  • DescriptionAmerican labor leader
  • BornApril 10, 1930
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • AwardsPresidential Medal Of Freedom; Four Freedoms Award - Freedom From Want; Eleanor Roosevelt Award For Human Rights; National Women's Hall Of Fame