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Support Communities Left Out
and Left Behind in this Pandemic

Citizenship is defined by our actions —
not by our immigration status.

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.

Meet the fellows

#Immigrad 2020 Graduation

Attend Define American’s massive online #Immigrad commencement ceremony to honor first, second, and third generation immigrant grads and supporters on campuses across the nation. Join as a graduate or join the cheering section.

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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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Yes, NYC! More cities and states should follow their lead. 👏👏👏👏 #WordsMatter

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