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|Dolores (about Dolores Huerta)|
|Date||Thursday April 26|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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410 Rodriguez St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
|Organizer/Author||Reel Work May Day Labor Film Festival|
Dolores (Peter Bratt, 2017, 96min, USA)
Among the most important yet least known activists in U.S. history, Dolores Huerta was an equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, but her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. She started as a young activist at Stockton High School, was the mother of eleven children, and is now deservedly gaining credit for her many contributions in empowering working people.
Speakers: Terry Sandoval, United Healthcare Workers - West; Francisco Rodriguez, Pajaro Valley Federation of Teachers
Event Hosts: Watsonville Film Festival, Pajaro Valley Federation of Teachers
Presented as part of the Reel Work May Day Labor Film Festival