In October's Field Notes: PROOF Launches "Giving Tuesday" Campaign; Kahn Teaches Refugee Workshop at Clark; Partnering with the U.N. on Human Rights Education (Photo: UNIS student participants in Photojournalism Program).Read More
In July's Field Notes: Partnering with Indian Photojournalist Smita Sharma to Focus on Rape; Refugee Testimonies Workshop at Clark University (Photo: A woman in a village of West Bengal walks over rice husk to separate them (Photo: Smita Sharma).Read More
PROOF travels to India and Nepal in January 2014. Our first meeting was with the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) Kathmandu. The UNFPA works to improve the lives of women and children. PROOF and UNFPA discussed organizing a two-day conference and workshop that would bring together policymakers, womens' rights NGO's, and survivors during the "16 Days of Activism" against gender violence, a world-wide event scheduled to take place from Nov. 25 - Dec. 10, 2014.Read More
May was an eventful month for PROOF. Our benefit auction was our most successful ever, generating more than $35,000 in proceeds. And our Emerging Photographer Grant, which closed for entries on May 15, received 59 applications from around the world, many from outstanding candidates. (Photo: Margarita Corporan)Read More
Friends and Colleagues
As we extend our reach, we at PROOF are working to advance our mission of building peace through visual storytelling. Our exhibits are traveling to areas of severe conflict, such as Goma, DRC. And we are partnering with a growing list of international organizations that strive to bring justice to survivors and stop human rights abuses.