WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta is visiting the National Portrait Gallery to help open a new exhibition about her life and work.

Huerta co-founded the National Farm Workers Association with Cesar Chavez in 1962 to advocate for migrant workers. She went on to fight for passage of labor rights for California farm workers.

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Now the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is preparing to open a new exhibit, “One Life: Dolores Huerta.” The exhibit follows 13 years of Huerta’s activism. This is the museum’s first exhibit devoted to a Latino figure.

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On Tuesday, Huerta visited the museum to help inaugurate the exhibit. The exhibit opens Friday and will be on view through May 2016.

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