Radcliffe Day 2019 | Radcliffe Medalist Dolores Huerta

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Radcliffe Day 2019 | Radcliffe Medalist Dolores Huerta

The activist Dolores Huerta is awarded the Radcliffe Medal, presented annually to an individual who has had a transformative impact on society. Huerta has spent the past 60 years fighting to secure the rights of marginalized people and communities. She is a living civil rights icon who, despite the obstacles she has faced, has held fast to her belief that political organizing and engagement can produce meaningful change.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
Tomiko Brown-Nagin, dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School; and professor of history, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

CONVERSATION (20:46)
Soledad O’Brien—award-winning journalist, author, philanthropist, and founder and CEO of Starfish Media Group—interviews Dolores Huerta

MEDAL PRESENTATION (1:00:22)
Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin presents Dolores Huerta with the Radcliffe Medal