About | Define American

About Define American

Our Mission

Define American is a non-profit media and culture organization that uses the power of story to transcend politics and shift the conversation about immigrants, identity, and citizenship in a changing America.

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See our latest press releases and media hits. Members of the media can contact our communications team, and download fact sheets.

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See the films we’ve produced, and learn about the upcoming Define American Film Festival.

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Our Team

Define American was founded in April 2011 by Jose Antonio Vargas with Jake Brewer, Jehmu Greene, and Alicia Menendez.

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