Under the leadership of President Juanita Martinez-Rocha, the Hispanic Women of Weld County (HWWC) celebrated its 31st Annual Awards Breakfast to a sold-out crowd of over 400 at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) Greeley, CO on Saturday, November 9th, 2019. Welcome for the event was provided by UNC President Andy Feinstein. Guest of honor and keynote speaker for the event was Dolores Huerta, from Bakersfield, CA. The benediction was given by Cynthia Silva and music throughout the program was provided by Azanet Rodriguez.
Dolores Huerta gave a very inspirational presentation and encouraged everyone to become active in their communities. She is best known as the Co-Founder of the National United Farm Workers with Cesar Chavez. Ms. Huerta is the founder of the Dolores Huerta Foundation whose mission is to organize at the grassroots level and engage and develop leaders. She has also received numerous awards for her roles as a humanitarian and “social justice trailblazer. Among recognition received, she was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 1993 and received the National Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012.
The Hispanic Women of Weld County is proud to support the Dolores Huerta Foundation.
This non-profit organization creates leadership opportunities for community organizing, leadership development, civic engagement, and policy advocacy. Please check out this video and consider supporting this important cause with your donation.
Dolores Huerta Foundation
P.O. Box 2087
Bakersfield, CA 93303
Phone: (661) 322 3033
Fax: (661) 322-3171