Dolores Huerta Quotes.
I think organized labor is a necessary part of democracy. Organized labor is the only way to have fair distribution of wealth.
The thing about nonviolence is that it spreads. When you get people to participate in nonviolent action – whether it’s a fast, a march, a boycott, or a picket line – people hear you, people see you, people are learning from that action.
My mother never made me do anything for my brothers, like serve them. I think that’s an important lesson, especially for the Latino culture, because the women are expected to be the ones that serve and cook and whatever. Not in our family. Everybody was equal.
Giving kids clothes and food is one thing, but it’s much more important to teach them that other people besides themselves are important and that the best thing they can do with their lives is to use them in the service of other people.
When you have a conflict, that means that there are truths that have to be addressed on each side of the conflict. And when you have a conflict, then it’s an educational process to try to resolve the conflict. And to resolve that, you have to get people on both sides of the conflict involved so that they can dialogue.
Let’s teach kids, at the kindergarten level, what the contributions of people of color were to building the United States of America.
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 started really noticing, more and more, how men will plagiarize and take credit for women’s work… I’ve noticed that it just happens a lot.
It’s important to realize that we all need to work together. With Weaving Movements, we are all interdependent and we all have to work together. If we could just realize that and understand that, we’ll keep our country strong.
We can’t let people drive wedges between us… because there’s only one human race.
When you choose to give up your time and resources to participate in community work, that’s what makes a leader.
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.
My son Emilio is running for Congress to continue the fight for social justice.