Dolores Huerta

A few of the unsung heroes featured in a lesson available online. Portraits from Americans Who Tell the Truth.

Unsung Heroes: Encouraging Students to Appreciate Those Who Fought for Social Justice
By | November 17, 2011

Teaching Activity. Essay by Howard Zinn and lesson by Bill Bigelow. 17 pages.
Students research and share stories about unsung heroes in U.S. history.

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Side by Side/Lado a lado
By | March 27, 2011

Book – Non-fiction. By Monica Brown, translation by Carolina Valencia, illus. by Joe Cepeda. 2010. 32 pages.
The life stories and activism of the two founders of the United Farmworkers (UFW), written and illustrated for young children.

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America's Social Arsonist: Fred Ross and Grassroots Organizing in the Twentieth Century (Book) | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History

Ross, Fred
By | December 16, 2013

Introduction to little-known but influential labor organizer Fred Ross (1910-1992), who trained many activists of note including Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez.

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Viva La Causa
By | February 4, 2004

Film. Bill Brummel Productions. 2008. 39 minutes.
A documentary film and teaching guide on the grape strike and boycott led by Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta in the 1960s.

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The Veterans of Hope Project
By | February 21, 2001

A multifaceted educational initiative that focuses on community building, non-violence and justice.

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