Joy-Ann Reid, host of AM Joy on MSNBC. She has insisted on holding Trump surrogates and fake-news sites accountable for their words. She has also fought to improve the quality of language when talking about undocumented Americans.
Sophie Cruz, the 6 year old daughter of undocumented Mexican immigrants first made international headlines a year ago when she gave the pope a handwritten letter on behalf of all immigrants. She has since become one of the youngest voices in the immigration reform movement, and has met with President Obama, and spoke at the Supreme Court.
Diane Guerrero is an actress who stars in Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin. Her autobiography In the Country We Love, tells the story of her upbringing, and includes details of her own parents’ deportation. She is filming a pilot for a CBS legal drama of the same name.
In addition to awareness-building activities on campus the Define American chapter at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln worked with their administration to start the “Hope for the Future” scholarship for undocumented students. They also hosted a film festival on campus focusing on immigration and identity, with panel discussions.