Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta co-founded the United Farm Workers along with Cesar Chavez. Her organization and negotiation skills proved instrumental in bringing attention to migrant workers. She officially stepped down from the UFW in 1999, but she wasn’t done yet. She created the Dolores Huerta Foundation in the early aughts, and is still fighting inequality. “You can see we have a long road to travel despite all our achievements since the 70s, a long way to go in terms of our numbers compared with our representation,” she told wire news service Efe.

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Miranda Noland, Senior Photo Editor, Digital

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.