Produced by IAWA Founder, Meisha Robinson, and directed by James Williams, the documentary I Am Because We Are shares the stories of the youth living the realities of South Africa's 50% youth unemployment rate and a Black American woman inspired by their stories that starts an organization to give youth more than a fighting chance to succeed.

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I Am Because We Are is touring the United States. See listing of cities and dates below so you can be sure not to miss it.


Dallas, TX

04 May 2019

The Study USA

801 W. Irving Blvd 

11:00am CST


Philadelphia, PA

24 April 2019

Community College of Philadelphia

18th and Callowhill St. 

6:00pm EST