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Monday, March 20, 2017

Labor Leader Dolores Huerta to Speak in SA in Celebration of Women’s History Month Program

Posted By on Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 8:00 AM

click to enlarge DOLORES HUERTA ILLUSTRATED BY BARBARA CARRASCO
  • Dolores Huerta illustrated by Barbara Carrasco

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Palo Alto College Performing Arts Center presents an evening with United Farm Workers co-founder and activist Dolores Huerta. Recognized for her work as a labor leader and farm workers’ rights advocate, Huerta’s fight for equality for women, workers and immigrants has cast her into the spotlight of Latino and women’s communities nationwide. While honoring women in public service, Thursday evening’s event will include stories from Huerta’s past, tied in with labor and civil rights issues that are still relevant today. Free, 6-7pm Thu, Mar. 23, Palo Alto College, Performing Arts Center, 1400 W. Villaret Blvd., (210) 486-3000, alamo.edu/pac.

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