Documentary: Why We Rise by Brian Redondo & Corinne Manabat

Why We Rise showcases the stories of three Asian undocumented youth from the organization RAISE — Revolutionizing Asian Immigrant Stories on the East Coast. For more information about challenges facing undocumented immigrants and ways to improve immigrants’ rights, check out the magazine CultureStike, this post from Feministe, and this blueprint from the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF).

Brian Redondo is a digital media producer and social justice policy advocate. Corinne Manabat is a producer, director, and editor working freelance in New York City. Both are committed to putting forward the stories of undocumented Asian Americans, often overlooked by mainstream media. Learn more at the Raise Our Story Tumblr.


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