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Dolores Huerta's Life of Activism

Aug 18, 2017 | 33 videos
Video by The Atlantic

“If we don’t engage, we have only ourselves to blame,” says Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America, in this short interview from the 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival. Huerta argues that if new protest movements want to change policy, old organizing methods are still the most effective.

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Authors: Nicolas Pollock, Brianna Pressey, Tynesha Foreman

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Big ideas from the Aspen Ideas Festival