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PROOF's latest exhibition at PHOTOVILLE in September

PROOF is proud and excited to announce our “Broken?” exhibition, which addresses the injustices within the United States criminal justice system and mass incarceration, has been selected for display at the annual Photoville event.

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Confronting Issues of Criminal Justice

Created as part of a summer human rights photojournalism program, Picture Justice is organized by UNIS Global Politics teacher Abby MacPhail, in collaboration with Proof: Media for Social Justice.

Throughout August 2015, Picture Justice students spent two intensive weeks investigating the U.S. criminal justice system. Using New York City as their classroom, they met with representatives from local human rights organizations working on policy reform and providing services to the formerly incarcerated. Participants also trained with professional photographers from Proof, and met with 17 formerly incarcerated people to hear their stories and take their portraits.

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