Campaigns

Sign Our Petitions

Stand with undocumented students.

Campaigns

Get involved and change the way people talk about immigrants,
and what it means to be an American citizen.

Chapters

Define American College Chapters are student-led initiatives to bring the conversation about immigrants and identity home to their college communities. Students receive the tools to reach out to people who have different opinions and backgrounds, and create opportunities for mutual understanding.

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Coming Out

Drawing inspiration from the LGBT movement and undocumented youth who refuse to be defined by negative, inaccurate, dehumanizing stereotypes, Define American’s “Coming Out” campaign encourages undocumented immigrants to reclaim their identity and find solidarity among a broad community of immigrants and allies.

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Let’s Talk: How have our country’s immigration laws affected you?

#WordsMatter

Words matter. Phrases like “illegal” frame the conversation, how politicians talk about the issues, and — inevitably — how policies are created.

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Define American
Film Festival

Browse the film lineup and photos from last year’s Define American Film Festival in Des Moines, Iowa.

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