This November, PROOF's exhibit, My Body: A War Zone, was featured as part of Bosnia Herzegovina's week of activities aimed to spread awareness of the 'Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative'.Read More
Executive Director Leora Kahn gives lecture at Colorado State University on PROOF and what it's like being a spokesperson for human-rights issues
From September 19 to 21, PROOF Executive Director Leora Kahn taught a three-day workshop at Clark University on taking refugee testimonies and constructing narratives.Read More
This summer, PROOF partnered with the United Nations International School (UNIS), Democracy Now!, and Thinc Design to pilot a new program, the Photojournalism for Human Rights Summer Institute.
Ten high school students from UNIS spent their last three weeks of summer embarked on an educational whirlwind, as they tackled controversial subject matters rarely taught in schools today.
Click here for more information and photos from the institute!Read More
On August 4, President Obama welcomed more than forty-five African heads of state to Washington D. C. for the U.S. – African Leaders Summit, a first of its kind. The President announced plans for the Summit last year after his trip to Africa, with the goal of opening up a new chapter in U.S.-African relations.Read More
The Holocaust Museum Houston will be showing PROOF's exhibit, "Picturing Moral Courage: The Rescuers" from late March. To get the ball rolling, members of the museum are invited to a preview reception in the museum's Mincberg Gallery on March 27, 2014, from 6-8pm.
Not a member? You can join by emailing Courtney Tutt at firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 713-527-1616.
Click here To find out more about PROOF's Picturing Moral Courage: The Rescuers.Read More
The date has been set and the venue confirmed! Save the date of April 28 2014 and get along to PROOF's night of nights - the Annual Benefit Auction! Pick yourself up some wonderful art while helping PROOF to keep telling the stories that matter. (Photo: One of the featured photos of PROOF's 2013 Annual Benefit Auction was John Wyatt's "Temple in the Sea".)Read More
On Saturday October 5, 2013, PROOF's Executive Director, Leora Kahn, took part in the "The Role of Media and Communications Technology" plenary dialogue at The Social Practice of Human Rights: Charting the frontiers of research and advocacy conference at the University of Dayton.Read More
PROOF calls on the international community to ensure the protection of human rights in Syria and prevent another potential genocide.Read More
PROOF: Media for Social Justice Emerging Photojournalist Grant Winner Exhibition at VII Gallery
PROOF: Media for Social Justice is proud to announce that the winner of
this year's Emerging Photojournalist's Award is Allyse Pulliam for her
work documenting reproductive health issues in Burma. This year's two
honorable mentions go to Matthieu Zellweger and Michelle Gerster. (Photo: Allyse Pulliam.)
The Rescuers goes to Srebrenica
Thanks to Velma Saric and PCRC in Bosnia and Herzegovina for this photo of The Rescuers at Srebrenica on 21 June 2013. The Rescuers is continuing to travel around Bosnia and Herzegovina, and once it moves on from Srebrenica, will travel to 18 cities around the Balkan region.
PCRC is a PROOF partner organization.Read More
PROOF's Annual Benefit Auction 2013 draws closer! If you don't have your ticket to bid in this year's benefit auction, be quick! May 30 is almost here. For more info on the night and online bidding, click here. Photo: Catalog #58 "Bob Dylan Infrared" by Elliott Landy (17x22).PROOF's Emerging Photojournalist Award is now closed for entries. Thank you to each and every one of the 59 applicants we received this year. Watch this space for an announcement of winners next month.
PROOF's Annual Benefit Auction 2013 draws closer! If you don't have your ticket to bid in this year's benefit auction, be quick! May 30 is almost here. For more info on the night and online bidding, click here.
PROOF's Emerging Photojournalist Award is now closed for entries. We received 59 applications and will announce the winners next month.