Repost from @tlaloc503 - Dayumm! It just hit me I got to see and hear #DoloresHuerta speak like about a week ago. It was an honor meeting her.
Labor activist, cofounded The National Farmworkers Association, which became UFW. Fought Discrimination and to improve social and economic conditions for farmworkers. Set up voter registration drives, lobbied to provide Spanish language voting ballots and drivers test. Signed a Historic agreement with grape growers that reduced the use of harmful pesticides. Helped create the political passage of the agriculture labor relations act, the first law to recognize the rights of farm workers to bargain collectively. Inducted in the national Women’s Hall of Fame and awarded the nations highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom award. Continues to lecture and speak out on social issues involving immigration, Income and equality. #DoloresHuerta #SiSePuede