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

Our communities have spent years screaming #AbolishICE. Now Netflix's #ImmigrationNation has further displayed the heinousness of ICE. The Defund Hate coalition made up of immigrant rights organizations & our allies created a guide for you to see BEFORE you watch the show!👇

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