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Dolores Huerta - Si, Se Puede! - Yes, We Can!

Emily Guerra
Dolores Huerta visits KRWG Studios.

Las Cruces, NM – On this edition of PUENTES a la comunidad, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra has a conversation with legendary civil rights activist and organizer, Dolores Huerta, President of the Dolores Huerta Foundation and Co-Founder of the United Farmworkers Union (UFW) with Cesar Chavez. She was accompanied by her son, Emilio Huerta.

Emily Guerra
Dolores Huerta and son, Emilio Huerta at KRWG studios.

One of her visits in Southern New Mexico was with La Academia Dolores Huerta (LADH) Dual Language Charter Middle School visiting with students and the community in Las Cruces.

Dolores Huerta presents students with United Farm Workers flag.
Emily Guerra
Dolores Huerta presents students with United Farm Workers flag.

In 1972 she coined the slogan “Sí, Se Puede” usually translated in English “Yes, it can be done.” For more information visit www.doloreshuerta.org.

Dolores Huerta at La Academia Dolores Huerta Charter Middle School in Las Cruces.
Emily Guerra
Dolores Huerta at La Academia Dolores Huerta Charter Middle School in Las Cruces.

Emily Guerra is the award-winning host of "Fiesta!", KRWG-FM's bilingual Latin music program, which airs weeknights from 7pm to 9pm. She also produces PUENTES, a feature that airs during our KRWG-FM newscasts and most Saturdays at 5pm on "KRWG News This Week."