By Priscilla Rodriguez | 03/31/2014 - 11:45
Rosario Dawson stars as Dolores Huerta in Diego Luna's Cesar Chavez film, but the 34-year-old actress says Huerta deserves her own mov
By Celia San Miguel | 03/27/2014 - 14:48
Blending archival footage and riveting performances, Cesar Chavez focuses on Chavez's rise to prominence in the 1960s, when he cofounded the United Farm Workers union with Dolor
By Cristina Arreola | 09/26/2013 - 11:34
Dolores Huerta, who has dedicated more than 40 years of her life to defending the human rights of Hispanic workers , still believes that Latinos in the United States have a “long road” to travel to reach equality in government, politics, and everyday life.
By Samantha Leal | 06/02/2012 - 17:00
Here's what happened this week, in case you missed it:
- The Latin American disease, Chagas, has been getting a lot of press lately as researchers dub it the new AIDS of the Americas. It transmits through blood-sucking bugs. Can you say gross? [Latina.com]
- What does a kiss really mean in Latino culture? [Being Latino]
By Miranda Noland | 02/26/2012 - 23:27
By Adriana Rivera | 07/28/2011 - 14:45
Richard Chavez, one of the founders of the United Farm Workers (UFW), died Wednesday at the age of 81 due to complications from surgery at Bakersfield Hospital.
Chavez was born in November 1929 at his family’s farm near Yuma, Ariz. And became a migrant farm worker during the Great Depression. In the early 1960s, he left farm work to help his brother Cesar Chavez organize a union for farm workers.
By Johanna Ferreira | 12/15/2010 - 13:35
Carlos Santana, Los Lonely Boys and Willie Nelson all came together to support legendary social activist, Dolores Huerta and the Hermes Foundation by recording the album, Proyecto de Amor.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/14/2010 - 14:30
Legendary activist Dolores Huerta has been on a hunger strike in front of Sen. John McCain's office in Arizona for seven days in support of the DREAM act—hoping to gain attention and support for the bill, which was pushed indefinitely from a senate vote last week.
By Angie Romero | 09/02/2010 - 12:00
As the President of The Dolores Huerta Foundation and Co-founder of United Farm Workers of America along with Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta is a living legend. She is treasured by the Latino community, but she is also internationally recognized for her role in promoting social justice. We chatted with her about her partnership with another icon of social justice: Cesar Chavez:
You’re a hero to so many people. Who are some of your personal heroes?