An American Mosaic
 

One day you wake up and realize you are a stranger in your own country.

 
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Mission

A journey to discover who the American People are today. 

The last election cycle in the U.S. has raised more questions than answers. What became clear is a great divide exists between much of the population  - with one common desire… change. Clearly many, young and old, feel left out or that the system is failing them. What's on their mind?

Goals

Finding connections. What better way, than to travel and talk to people about what it means to be an American today. All walks of life and ages. This is a journey to listen to what people have to say about work, family, community, health, dreams, and roots. Documenting the American People.

SO FAR, OVER 30 CONVERSATIONS... the goal is over 250, truly a mosaic. Below are very short clips from some of these.

SO FAR, OVER 30 CONVERSATIONS... the goal is over 250, truly a mosaic. Below are very short clips from some of these.

Who are the dreamers today? Talking about immigrants. Finding opportunities. What do you tell your kids?

A collection of stories, and a look into the places and people that define our country.

Truly a Mosaic, it is a big diverse country worth discovering. A Chinese immigrant with a work ethic. So many stories.

To understand the people, it is important to understand the place they work and live

To understand the people, it is important to understand the place they work and live

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Some are concerned about our country today... what lies ahead?

 
 
 

A journey through America to understand what's  going on.

this project needs your support

 
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The Journey

How have we become strangers in our own country? Talk of returning to the past. Talk about who belongs here. What is this about, who are the American people today. There are so many people to talk to… we are listening. Clearly, a lot of people have something to say, or more importantly want, and one size doesn't seem to fit all. While this project is personal, it is not political. It is just interviewing, recording, and documenting what is encountered. There will be a lot of discovery as we arrive at each location and talk with people. 

Some details

This is a creative project of photography, film making, media and storytelling. It is about listening. This a very personal project that touches the lives of ordinary people. It is their story.

We are at a very important place in history, with no idea how it will play out. It would be good relief from the rhetoric and continual bombardment of news (real and fake) and sound bites that come at us daily... real stories about real people (their stories) from someplace on the road in the U.S.A.

This project is for everyone who believes in our country. It is an amazing place, like no other. We need to know more about each other.

We would love to hear from you. It is your country and your voice is important. We are listening. Partner with us and follow: YouTube Channel share our Facebook page, and our blog: http://anamericanmosaic.blogspot.com 

 

A MID-WEST ROAD TRIP IN SEPTEMBER 2017

A MID-WEST ROAD TRIP IN SEPTEMBER 2017

THE NEXT ROAD TRIP IN JANUARY OF THE NEW YEAR. TRAVELING THE BACK ROADS IN PARTS OF THE SOUTH

THE NEXT ROAD TRIP IN JANUARY OF THE NEW YEAR. TRAVELING THE BACK ROADS IN PARTS OF THE SOUTH

Trips are being planned for the coming year. The industrial areas known as the rust belt, the deep south, east coast and much more are planned.

 
 
 

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