Letters from UndocuAsians
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
* Please note: We will now be hosting Letters from #UndocuAsians at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street).
RAISE (Revolutionizing Asian American Immigrant Stories on the East Coast) is proud to present Letters from #UndocuAsians, a theater production in continuation of last year’s #UndocuAsians performance.
Whereas last year’s #UndocuAsians focused on our individual stories, this year’s Letters from #UndocuAsians is an introspective performance that is inspired by our everyday lived experiences and intersecting oppressions. We grapple with questions such as: What are the micro-aggressions that we experience from our friends and well-intentioned allies every day? How do we connect with our family in a time when immigration policies are tearing families apart? What are the words that we wish we had the opportunity to say to our loved ones, but never did? Letters from #UndocuAsians is a poignant performance that examines the joys, triumphs, and dignity of undocumented Asian Americans living in the United States in the face of seemingly unsurmountable odds.
RAISE returns to Culture Project with Letters from #UndocuAsians on August 13, 2014. Letters from #UndocuAsians is a theater production written, directed, and performed by members of RAISE, all of whom are undocumented Asian American youths.
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RAISE - Revolutionizing Asian American Immigrant Stories on the East Coast
RAISE (Revolutionizing Asian American Immigrant Stories on the East Coast) is the first pan-Asian undocumented youth-led group on the East Coast. We aim to create safe spaces in our communities while advocating for humane immigration policies. Our visibility increases through political activism, leadership development, community education, and coalition building. Through youth organizing, we will reimagine and realize justice for immigrants in America.