On July 7, Campus Progress, part of the Center for American Progress, held their National Conference in Washington, D.C. David Cho, who won the Huffington Post College’s Student Keynote contest, mentioned the NC DREAM Team hunger strike during his speech. It’s a little after the 3:00 mark.

Undocumented students are taking control of their own movement. They are telling their own stories; they are finding their allies. How can shadows lead a movement? By stepping into the light and proving that they will not vanish—that they are flesh and bone.