September 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
WNCC - Scottsbluff
Dolores Huerta, a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, will highlight the 21st annual Multicultural Youth Leadership Conference, Sept. 25-26 at the Western Nebraska Community College Scottsbluff Campus.
Huerta will give two presentations, one is a Community Event that is free and open to the public, Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Judy Chaloupka Theater at WNCC.
Huerta is an influential professional speaker and activist that worked alongside Cesar Chavez in the Chicano Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Huerta also played a key role in improving working conditions for farm workers across the country. She has accrued numerous accolades, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor a civilian can receive, and the Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights.