Dolores Huerta Quotes.
Racism and sexism, misogyny and homophobia, they’re so visible. They’re out in the open. When they’re visible, it’s a lot easier to deal with them.
My son Emilio is running for Congress to continue the fight for social justice.
Every single day we sit down to eat, breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and at our table we have food that was planted, picked, or harvested by a farm worker. Why is it that the people who do the most sacred work in our nation are the most oppressed, the most exploited?
Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world.
Walk the street with us into history. Get off the sidewalk.
Leadership is a choice one makes.
I think that’s something that all mothers have to deal with, especially single mothers. We work, and we have to leave the kids behind. And I think that’s one of the reasons that we, not only as women but as families, we have to advocate for early childhood education for all of our children.
We must use our lives to make the world a better place to live, not just to acquire things. That is what we are put on the earth for.
When you choose to give up your time and resources to participate in community work, that’s what makes a leader.
My dad was very intelligent, had a very strong personality. I was amazed with my father.
If people don’t vote, everything stays the same. You can protest until the sky turns yellow or the moon turns blue, and it’s not going to change anything if you don’t vote.
I think organized labor is a necessary part of democracy. Organized labor is the only way to have fair distribution of wealth.
A women’s place in history has never been given the attention that it needs to be given, and that’s why we have a lot of the misogyny in our society today.
I quit because I canвЂ™t stand seeing kids come to class hungry and needing shoes. I thought I could do more by organizing farm workers than by trying to teach their hungry children.