Legendary activist to speak on campus


dolores huertaRenowned civil rights advocate and labor leader Dolores Huerta is scheduled to speak Oct. 9 in the Campus Center East Wing at 11:30 a.m.

The event, sponsored by ASCC is being held in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, a month long observance and recognition of the contributions of Hispanic and Latino

Huerta, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Peace by President Barack Obama in May 2012.

She began her career in human rights activism as co-founder of the United Farm Workers alongside César Chavez, who fought for farmworkers rights in the 60s and has devoted her life to social awareness and activism for Hispanic Americans nationwide.

In 2002 she created the Dolores Huerta Foundation and for more than 50 years has been involved in creating community leaders as well as speaking on behalf of young people, the poor, women and immigrants.

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Evan Solano is the current Managing Editor of the Citrus College Clarion for Fall 2015. This is his fourth semester on the Clarion, having also served as Managing Editor in Fall 2014. He is a journalism major who hopes to transfer to Cal State Fullerton. He has been a member of the Clarion since Fall 2013, and does freelance writing, photography and graphic design.


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