The Dream Defenders describes their mission on their website in this way:“The Dream Defenders develop the next generation of radical leaders to realize and exercise our independent collective power; building alternative systems and organizing to disrupt the structures that oppress our communities.”
These young people are impressive! Have you seen their latest video “Vest or Vote?” If not, check it out:
The Dream Defenders have tapped into new ways of using social media to identify, frame, and present old problems in thoughtful and moving ways. They’ve turned the tables on “It’s Morning Again in America” and “Willie Horton” for the purpose of social justice and not domination.