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Immigrant Justice
Is Racial Justice

Learn to Fight Anti-Blackness
at Home and in Your Community

Our Home is Here

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds DACA

Practice Citizenship

Citizenship is defined by our actions —
not by our immigration status. Support those left out and left behind in this pandemic.

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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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Conversation.

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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Help us humanize the conversation around immigrants, citizenship, and identity

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Tell media outlets their words matter, and terms like ”illegal immigrant" and "illegal alien" are unacceptable.