Dolores Huerta: Be full of yourself and take the credit for your work

Dolores Huerta: Be full of yourself and take the credit for your work

This past March Dolores Huerta received the 2009 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Award for a Pioneer in Women’s Rights at the Chicago Foundation for Women Impact Awards. Dolores Huerta’s life story revolves around activism, compassion and leadership. She is a leading advocate for the human rights of workers, immigrants and women. Proyecto Latina Co-producer, Diana Pando had the opportunity to speak to Dolores and she emerged from her interview with one very important message for young Latinas everwhere. Its regarding the si se puede slogan Dolores coined and a picture she didn’t take: make sure you take credit for your accomplishments or someone else will do it .

Part I: Dolores Huerta, 5:56

Part II: Dolores Huerta, 9:54

Interview by Diana Pando

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