video features the story of Moisés Serrano, an openly
undocumented and queer DACA recipient and community leader from
North Carolina. Since coming out as undocumented in 2010,
Serrano has relentlessly pursued equality for his community
through the sharing of his story. Moisés’ advocacy has been
filmed in the feature length documentary, Forbidden:
Undocumented & Queer in Rural America and he also co-wrote
the script for “The Dreamer” music video.
is a statement by Matt Hildreth, Executive Director of
is bluegrass band that looks more like the true rural America
than the simple cliches too often portrayed in the media. Our
small towns and rural communities are so lucky to have leaders
like Moisés who are fighting every day for their hometowns.
“The Dreamer” represents the stories of so many rural people
today. A third of new rural residents in the United States today
were born in another country.”
will perform at the RuralOrganizing.org launch party on
November 11, 2019 in Sioux Center, Iowa.
information about the queer Latinx community in rural
communities, see this new
report recently released by the Movement Advancement
SOURCE: The mission of RuralOrganizing.org is to rebuild a rural
US-America that is empowered, thriving, and equitable. Follow
the organization on Twitter@RuralOrganizing.