Public Forum Archives - Define American

Chi-town is the heart of America and so are immigrants

Brian Herrera is a Chicago-based graphic activist who used the Define American Artist Fellowship to become a full-time artist.

What’s New With Define American, January 2020

We had a lot to celebrate in 2019! From exceeding our fundraising goals to prominent media coverage of our work, it was a year where we reached more hearts and minds than ever before. Now, as we look to the year ahead, check out all the incredible things we’ve already been up to in 2020 and everything we have coming up in the months ahead!

Art is a tool for building communities

Define American Art Fellow Elnaz Javani unites changing immigrant neighborhood with art

Party of Five premieres on Freeform this week!

Define American consulted with the writers of Freeform’s Party of Five.

What's New With Define American, December 2019

In November, we spoke with over 300 Hollywood influencers to disrupt immigrant stereotypes in film and television, celebrated the diversity and power of food to bring people together with our #UnitedPlatesofAmerica campaign, led conversations with faith groups across the country and co-curated the National Conference on Citizenship.

Introducing Christian Artega, Define American Art Fellow

Meet Christian Arteaga, a playwright, actor, and one of the incredible artist fellows chosen for the Define American Undocumented Artist Fellowship.

What's New With Define American, October 2019

In October, we got Hillary Clinton and dream hampton to join us in our campaign to #StopNormalizingHate, welcomed our first-ever Head of Research and Impact to the Define American team, continued to work with NBC on the fifth season of its hit comedy Superstore, and brought over 300 people together from across the country for our Define American Summit in Louisville, Ky.

The Tree of Life Shooting and the Connection Between Immigrant Justice and the Jewish American Experience

We can drive out white nationalism from this country and make this place truly feel like home for all.

The Friday Definer: Pie Edition

Reporters and media makers telling the whole story of America

Clinton, hampton withdraw as Fortune Mag Most Powerful Women show implodes

"Who wants to be on the ex-homeland security secretary’s rehabilitation tour?"

Shame on CNN/New York Times Debate for Allowing Hateful Anti-immigrant Ad

It’s 2019. News networks’ advertising standards should sniff out dog whistles before they air. 

Define American Summit in Louisville: Day 2 Highlight Reel

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Hindu Dasara festival defines American

Happy Dasara!

What's New With Define American, September 2019


Friday Definer: Late Fashion Week Edition

Reporters and media makers telling the whole story of America