At age 75, Dolores Huerta—the mother of the United Farm Workers movement—serves as president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, which educates on public policy issues affecting immigrants, women, and youth. As an advocate for immigrant workers rights, Dolores has been arrested 22 times for non-violent peaceful union activities. In 1998, Dolores received the United States Presidential Eleanor D. Roosevelt Human Rights Award from President Clinton. On May 3, 2007, she addressed 2,500 women at the New York Women’s Foundation on the need for comprehensive immigration reform.
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