Dolores Huerta: A Civil Rights Icon


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Dolores Huerta

Sylvia Morales

This lesson plan introduces students to the life and work of the labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, who co-founded the United Farm Workers (originally called the National Farm Workers Association) with César Chávez in 1962. Since the 1960s, Huerta has been an activist for workers’ rights, women’s rights, and immigrant rights. In 2012, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.

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January 2019
So excited to have a new resource on teaching about Dolores Huerta. Thank you! - Susan