Loan Tran

United 4 the DREAM
Loan Tran is a queer immigrant community organizer originally from Vietnam and currently based (and loving it) in the South. Loan believes in ending intrapersonal violence, advocating for migration as a basic human right, creating anti-racist spaces, addressing issues of socioeconomic injustice, and the liberation of queer and transgender individuals in their community through story sharing as a revolutionary tactic.

Presentations from Facing Race 2012

DREAMers and Freedom Riders: Racial Justice Across Generations

Members of the Freedom Riders group, civil rights activists who challenged segregation in South in 1961, will join in discussion with DREAMers, activists working to pass the federal DREAM Act. They will engage in inspired conversation about history and organizing for a progressive future. Session participants will view a partial screening of the Stanley Nelson film Freedom Riders and engage in conversation with panelists. The session is multi-ethnic, crosses generations, and links activism in ways that?s rarely done nowadays.

Speakers: Sam Fulwood III, Loan Tran, Moses Newson, Lenora Taitt-Magubane