California Educator

February/March 2020

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"She's given so much to so many. And our students really identify with her," she says. "One of my students said, 'I'm going to be like Dolores and use my voice!' We've got little activists here!" Former Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill designating April 10 as Dolores Huerta Day in 2018, making her the first and only living person to hold the honor. Instead of a state holiday, the special recognition is intended to recognize Huerta and teach California students about her life. Last year was the first-ever Dolores Huerta Day in California, and a similar observance was adopted in Washington. For more information, go to Dolores Huerta Day is April 10 D O L O R E S H U E R T A has spent her life fighting for justice, giving a voice to the voiceless and empowering people to make change in their communities, and her lessons are as important as ever for young people today. Celebrate Dolores Huerta Day with your students and show them the change that's possible through the lessons of her life. Grade-specific lesson plans, content and other resources are available for free download at education-youth-development. Courtesy Dolores Huerta Foundation There's an Electric Car for everyone Up to $7,000 for purchase or lease of a new vehicle ai157962323511_cvrp_ca-ed_half_page_ad.pdf 1 1/21/20 8:13 AM There's an Electric Car for everyone ai157962323511_cvrp_ca-ed_half_page_ad.pdf 1 1/21/20 8:13 AM

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