Project VoiceScape: The DREAMER
- Aired: 10/06/2011
- Rating: NR
Winner of Project VoiceScape's 2011 Most Inspiring Documentary Award, 'The DREAMER' follows the story of Benita Veliz, who was brought to the United States by her parents at age 8. After becoming valedictorian of her high school glass, and graduating from college, Benita, an undocumented immigrant, becomes the poster child for the DREAM Act.
Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Bertha Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts, with special support from The Fledgling Fund.