PROOF is excited to offer another two-week human rights and photojournalism intensive this summer, July 18-29, 2016. Click here to apply now!
Picture Justice is a creative photojournalism program designed to educate high school students about social justice issues right in their own communities. The program fosters critical thinking and research skills; promotes compassion and empathy for those affected by the subject matter; and equips students with the tools they need to communicate what they have learned to the public. Picture Justice’s ultimate goal is to create engaged citizens who feel empowered to lead and effect change in their own communities.
Participating students will work with professional photographers, journalists, and educators, to explore issues related to mass incarceration in the U.S., a social justice issue that interested and inspired last year's participants to conduct research, create a large-scale photo exhibition entitled Broken?, and produce an accompanying day-long symposium and theatre production on criminal justice reform.
Picture Justice 2016 students will hone their listening skills, learn ethical reporting and photojournalism techniques, and visually document the stories of people with firsthand experiences with incarceration and the American criminal justice system.
Interested in learning about mass incarceration and photography? Apply now!
All interested high school students are encouraged to apply.