Uncategorized Archives - Define American

Mesa Verde Video: Detention into Death Sentence

Immigrants in Detention Fight for Basic Health and Safety During Pandemic

Grecia Huesca Dominguez

Author, poet, and founder of Latinx Writers Co.

Maryam Faridani

New media artist

Our Home is Here: U.S. Supreme Court Upholds DACA

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the DACA program — which has helped almost a million young immigrants prosper over the last eight years — was illegally canceled by the Trump administration. DACA recipients came forward willingly, starting eight …

Goolam Saber

Multi-disciplinary visual artist

It’s been a long time coming...

Sam Cooke’s words—“It’s been a long time coming, but I know a change is gonna come”—keep flooding my head. It has been a long time coming, but change is here. We are standing squarely in it. In the last week alone, we have …

Danyeli Rodriguez Del Orbe

Community organizer, writer, and spoken word performer

Define American’s 19 Ways to Stay Positive and Engaged During a Pandemic

When we share stories of the helpers and keep practicing citizenship, we define American

On Pi Day, the Art of American Pie

Define American Field Organizer Adrian Escarate interviews #MyAmericanPie founder Lauren Ko

Define American Honored as One of Fast Company's “World’s Most Innovative Companies” for Second Year Running

Transcending politics through narrative change recognized as an innovative nonprofit approach

What’s New With Define American, March 2020

Songwriter inspired by love for her community

Julie Yeeun Kim’s mission and music in the heart of Los Angeles

What’s New With Define American, February 2020

Define American Undocumented Artist Fellowship Project Grants Announced

Community projects in New Orleans and California funded through the summer

Creating community through stories

Meet Lilian Shtereva, NY-based artist fellow