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2020 Immigrant
Artist Fellows

Meet the 2020 cohort of Define American Immigrant Artist Fellows. Each of these emerging artists will connect with their local communities to deepen their practices and catalyze positive, lasting narrative change.

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Black + Gold Forum

Watch groundbreaking creators Jon Chu, Franklin Leonard, Prabal Gurung & Nikole Hannah-Jones as they explore how Black and Asian communities can foster solidarity and combat anti-blackness and anti-Asian racism beyond the pandemic.

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Define American is calling for a new conversation about immigrants and identity in America. Why do we come to this country? What does it mean to be undocumented? What does it mean to be a good citizen?

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"Nearly eight in 10 Americans (77 percent) now think immigration is good for the country, the highest share since Gallup began asking this question two decades ago. Additionally, the share of Americans who say they want increased immigration exceeds those who want it reduced..."

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