Our good friends at United We Dream (http://unitedwedream.org) have begun working on a new campaign to help DREAMers currently undergoing the deportation process. They have even partnered with AILA (http://www.aila.org) to provide pro-bono legal support!! If you’re undocumented and dealing with a deportation notice, please consider filling out an application here: http://unitedwedream.org/educationnotdeportationend. All you other [...]
“Dealing with city life and the everyday hustle can be frustrating and can oftentimes dampen inspiration. But we gotta keep moving, must continue creating with love and hope. In my case, I rap it out… ’cause if I don’t, I might just snap. Peace to all my L.A. DREAMers.” -Jesus
A few words to you, Mr. President. Didn’t mean to come off so short and frustrated with ya. We know that you’ve got a lot on your plate. But try and see it our way. We want to see some action and movements coming directly from you. If you truly mean what you say, you’ll [...]
During one of our video shoots, Fernando finds a very special and important life-altering envelope in his mailbox.
Another lunchtime rap in the car, courtesy of Jesus. “This is a flow that I wrote on the way up to Sacramento not that long ago. I got into a crammed bus full of DREAMers, and we made a journey through the night to arrive at our state’s capitol to lobby for the California DREAM [...]
Redone and re-touched for film festival. Special thank to www.giftedandblessed.com for music.
Between March 5th and 6th, Julio drew nearly 100 portraits of the many participants/attendees at the United We Dream congress in Memphis, Tennessee. We want to thank everyone who participated, everyone who shared their stories with us, and special thanks to the U.W.D. team who provided the means and space to make this video happen.
Jesus spits a lunchtime rap, DREAM Act representin’!! Sorry about the sound quality towards the end! Recording a rap in the car while driving around is probably not a very good idea. ::.A verse for all my peoples, DREAMers and non-DREAMers, allies and haters. I’m thinkin’ a lot of people feel the way I do.There’s [...]
Sunday, February 20th, 2011. A 50 mile urban odyssey from the streets of Los Angeles, down the San Gabriel River Trail, onto the streets of Westminster, and finally into Santa Ana. 80+ DREAMers pedaled forth in solidarity and in demonstration for the CA State and Federal DREAM Act. My sincerest apologies for the Blair Witch [...]
Inspired by DTLA’s “Undocumented Love” panel (from Dec. 16th, 2010), Dreamers Adrift discuss some experiences and challenges they face being in relationships with American citizens and undocumented significant others.