Activism runs in the family! Moises’ mother, Victoria Cruz, is also an activist and outspoken advocate for change and reform. It was Victoria who suggested Moises join her to protest for immigration rights years ago when they loaded a bus bound for a rally in Washington D.C.
A strong woman who made many sacrifices to…Read More
Moises’ moving and poignant piece about his experience being bullied as a young gay undocumented man in rural North Carolina is featured on The Advocate’s Op-Ed page!
His experience is like so many undocuqueer youth living in rural areas. The article sheds light on the need to address bullying and create spaces where people…Read More
On December 2, the National Day of Giving, we launched our online fundraiser through Indie GoGo! We thought this would be the perfect day to launch our campaign so our followers and supporters can help us finish our documentary film project. Heather Mathews, our fabulous editor, has created a beautiful…Read More
On Monday, September 8, Moises attended his first classes as a student at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY. A seasoned organizer, he was ready to take on a heavy course load including classes on the philosophy of equality and his area of expertise, race and immigration. As we witnessed the beginning of a…Read More
Moises’s interview for Univision is now live! Dos años de DACA is a national program on the benefits of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). The project was a partnership with The Bridge Project, an organization outside of Washington D.C. working to connect individuals from across the political spectrum to achieve immigration reform that…Read More
We are happy to announce that Richard Blanco, the esteemed poet who spoke at President Obama’s 2012 inauguration, is endorsing Moises Serrano and our documentary project!
Richard and Moises met in October 2013 during a poetry tour in Greensboro, NC. Moises gave a brief telling of his story before Richard’s talk…Read More
On Wednesday, May 14, Moises visited the Univision studio in Raleigh, NC, for an interview to be aired on Univision in the coming weeks. Univision is the largest American Spanish language television broadcasting network in the country. They are featuring interviews with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) beneficiaries, like Moises, talking about the…Read More
Reporter Bert Gutierrez from the Winston-Salem Journal wrote an article about Forbidden in today’s paper (Wednesday, May 7, 2014). Find out more about how the documentary started!
Moises and his mom spoke at a beautiful and powerful event for the American Friends Service Committee’s NC Immigrant Rights Program on Wednesday, April 30 in Greensboro, NC. The AFSC, along with a small gathering from the Greensboro community, created an Immigrant Justice Quilt with personalized squares depicting their personal stories.
After months of preparation, research, and endless emails, the website is finished and running! We hope you will take the time to look through all the pages, watch episodes, view photos, and read more about the issues. Please comment on the videos and circulate them and the website to your friends, family, and social…Read More