About Defining US Defining US is a powerful network of students and teachers that are leading an inspiring civil rights movement to improve the most important social issues of our times. Our mission is to empower youth and inspire adults to improve the pressing civil rights issues that will define a new generation and the future of our nation. Local school systems are leading the movement to expand social justice, improve student mental health, and teach the skills that define our humanity. Social Issues that Define US Defining US is a series of social impact campaigns about the quiet army of students, teachers, parents, and administrators are changing how we think and feel about the civil rights issues that divide and define our nation. Stories that Inspire Change A series of documentaries inspire audiences to share their stories and best practices through a digital hub that includes the educational resources schools and communities need to improve issues of race, religion, gender, harassment, poverty, mental health and more. Social Action Network A network of courageous, passionate students, parents, educators, and community advocates lead the mission to change hearts, open minds, protect human dignity, and create equal opportunity for every individual. Join a network of courageous students and teachers as they define themselves and discover how that will define US. Defining US is a series of social action campaigns to raise awareness about the movement, encourage dialog, share best practices, and provide the proven, social and emotional learning resources that help us understand ourselves and each other. Defining US: A New Majority Season 1 Students of color are now the majority of youth in American public schools, yet still maintain minority status. The current campaign focuses on improving race relations and outcomes for students of color. Watch the documentary and explore this digital portal to learn how you can get involved. Feature Documentary Hear the transformational stories of students and teachers who are shattering stereotypes and changing the narrative for students of color. Learn how teachers are implementing new programs that change minds, open hearts, and provide the hope and healing all students need to succeed. Advisors CWK Network has partnered with advisors from New York City Department of Education, Los Angeles Unified School District, Atlanta Public Schools, NYU, UCLA, and Columbia University. “Civil rights is about equality and that means seeing every person for his or her humanity and for their fullness as a human being . . . I still believe in human capacity to change and it gives me great hope.” Dr. Sharon Contreras, Guilford County Schools Superintendent Join the movement that is changing hearts, opening minds, and providing hope and human dignity for every individual.