Immigrant Youth Coalition does not forget its mission

Dreamers Adrift > Undocublog   by Dulce During the weekend of August 10th to the 12th, youth from across California gathered in Los Angeles with a purpose: to learn, connect, and empower. The collective, Immigrant Youth Coalition (IYC) had its first ever retreat with close to 30 youth representing the areas of Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley, […]

A Worrier for the Poor (Non-fiction memoir)

By Fernando Romero Fernando, graduated from Cal State Long Beach in 2009 and studied Creative Writing and Journalism. He is a co-founding member of Dreamers Adrift and co-founding member of the AB 540 group FUEL @ CSULB. He is also the Coordinator for the Justice for Immigrants Coalition of Inland Southern California, which is an […]

I am a sovereign migrant

Dreamers Adrift > Undocublog By ille the gal Malcolm X: Being born here does not make you an American. I am not an American, you are not an American. You are one of the 22 million black people who are the victims of America…You are not an American, you are the victim of America! I […]

Always in Exile (non-fiction)

By Fernando Romero Fernando, graduated from Cal State Long Beach in 2009 and studied Creative Writing and Journalism. He is a co-founding member of Dreamers Adrift and co-founding member of the AB 540 group FUEL @ CSULB. He is also the Coordinator for the Justice for Immigrants Coalition of Inland Southern California, which is an […]

Marching Into the Light (music video)

By Andres Useche Andres is Colombian-born singer, songwriter, director and graphic artist. He has been very active and volunteered with the Dream Act organizations in the Southwest.   Like so many living in the United States I’ve benefited immensely from the hard work of many undocumented immigrants who came seeking a better life for their children, and […]

One Day the Children Will Set Themselves on Fire (Fiction)

By Fernando Romero Fernando, graduated from Cal State Long Beach in 2009 and studied Creative Writing and Journalism. He is a co-founding member of Dreamers Adrift and co-founding member of the AB 540 group FUEL @ CSULB. He is also the Coordinator for the Justice for Immigrants Coalition of Inland Southern California, which is an […]

The Ally Code of Conduct

Dreamers Adrift > Undocublog by Tina Vasquez If I’m being honest with myself I know that I’m a shitty ally. There was a time when I was more involved in the movement. I attended marches and panel discussions. I went to see amazing people like Jorge Gutierrez when he and other DREAMers participated in a […]

Domestic Worker’s Daughter, Janitors’ Son

By William C. Anderson and Diana C.S. Becerra “There is no such thing as a single issue struggle because we do not live single issue lives.” –Audre Lorde William C. Anderson is a community organizer in Birmingham, Alabama. He grew up working for a family owned small janitorial service. He still works part time for […]

The Undocumented Diaries; a Day in the Life of Dreamers (non-fiction memoir/essay)

LIMBO from Eliot Rausch + Phos Pictures on Vimeo. By Erick Huerta Erick Huerta, aka El Random Hero, is a journalism student at East Los Angeles College,  community and DREAM Act activist with Dream Team Los Angeles. When I first met with Director Eliot Rausch and producerMark Schwartz about collaborating on a video project about dreamers, I […]

The Science of Dreams Pt. 2

Dreamers Adrift > Undocublog by Minhaz Sleeping leads to dreaming and that can be dangerous. That’s why I avoid sleeping at all costs and why I am writing this at 3am. But before I began my life in this nocturnal wonderland, I tried my best to understand it. The hidden reason behind why I got […]