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Last Days in Dilley - Visual Reflection for Community Driven Advocacy Against Refugee Detention

Through a combination of short documentary videos, community organizing and public presentations, this project elevated attention and facilitated the creation of resource networks to confront the mass incarceration and deportation of Central American refugee families by the US Department of Homeland Security.

This project supported refugee activists to speak out about the injustices of detention and mistreatment of refugees.

A series of short films provided a starting point for formerly detained refugee families to speak out about the hidden deportation machine that has separated tens of thousands of families since 2012.

This project supported refugee activists to speak out about the injustices of detention and mistreatment of refugees.

Activists took the stage at public events and demonstrations in Boston, New York, Washington D.C., Atlanta, and San Antonio and helped spur reporting on the topic in national news outlets including NPR, Democracy Now!, and Fusion.