Co-Hosted my Martin Sheen, Danny Glover, Ed Begley, Benjamin Bratt and Others, Plus Special Musical Performance by Rapper Activist Zack de la Rocha and World Music Singer-Songwriter Lila Downs.
Internationally recognized for her role in promoting for women, immigrants, workers and the gay community, Dolores Huerta, President of the Dolores Huerta Foundation (www.doloreshuerta.org) and Co-Founder of the United Farm Workers of America, is celebrating her 80th birthday with an inspiring benefit concert t celebrate the victories of the past, address the challenges of the future, and collectively envision a better world. “Weaving Movements Together,” will be webcast live to over 20 simultaneous parties nationwide, will unite several social movements and help raise funds for the Dolores Huerta Foundation.
E2k events is producing this historic event in cooperation with the Huerta Foundation. Michael Olmstead began working with Dolores Huerta 10 months ago to develop the Weaving concept, incorporating multiple sites around the country. Erin Olmstead is leading the entertainment management team including Ron Kellum, Lindsey Rosenberg, David Sanchez and Sabrina Ellison.
Mike Brady has been back in his rock show mode managing the multiple stage plots and technical complexities of the event.
The event logo, signage and screen graphics were developed by e2k Creative Director, Meghan Harris.
David Gill and Trisha Ricci are producing the pre-show festival, VIP reception and other hospitality elements. Associate Producer Dan Wilson is directing the show. Production support was provided by Allison Hahn.
Watch for photos and video of the event coming soon!