Monday, March 17, 2014

Dolores Huerta coming to Hartnell College

Civil and farmworker rights icon Dolores Huerta will visit Hartnell College on Wednesday as part of celebrations for Women's History Month.

Huerta will focus her talk in celebrating women of character, courage, and commitment. The celebration will feature musical and dance performances by students and guests.

The event is open to the public and will start at 12:00 p.m. in Building K Room 125.

Huerta is a national figure recognized by her leadership as a union organizer, a women rights advocate, and a spokesperson for non-violence organizing.

In addition, the month-long celebration includes a pictorial display at the Student Center celebrating accomplished Women throughout history, an interactive online exhibit from the National Women’s History Museum, a short film festival, and an art exhibit featuring female artists.

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