Dolores Huerta Receives Radcliffe Medal


Fordham Law professor and Harvard Law alum, Jennifer Gordon, took part in a panel discussion at a Harvard Law event honoring labor and civil rights activist, Dolores Huerta.

Today Huerta is the president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, which, according to its website, is “a community benefit organization that organizes at the grassroots level, engaging and developing natural leaders.” Among her many honors are the Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights and a Presidential Medal of Freedom.

The day began with a morning multidisciplinary panel on the problems facing the U.S. food system, moderated by O’Brien and featuring Sara Bleich, Ph.D. ’07, RI ’19, professor of public health policy; Jennifer Gordon ’87, J.D. ’92, professor of law at Fordham; writer and activist Frances Lappé; economist Daniel Sumner of the University of California, Davis; and chef and food activist Alice Waters.

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