American Jewish World Service

American Jewish World Service

American Jewish World Service is the leading Jewish organization working to fight poverty and pursue justice in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean. AJWS supports over 500 social change organizations in 18 countries, all responding to the most pressing issues of our time—from disasters and genocides to the persecution of women, LGBTQI+ people and Indigenous communities, as well as ethnic and religious minorities—in an ongoing mission to build a more just and equitable world.

Archive Exhibitions Supported by American Jewish World Service

As We Are: Collaborative Portraits With Uganda’s Gulu Women With Disabilities Union

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2021

A series of collaborative portraits made with the Gulu Women with Disabilities Union (GUWODU) in Gulu, Uganda celebrating individuality and personal expression. From the custom-made outfits to the vibrant backdrops, the women guided every decision to best represent their individual stories and styles.

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Archive Sessions and Events Supported by American Jewish World Service

Sep 182021

10 Under 10

Photoville’s 10 Under 10 featuring presentations from The New York Times, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Abrons Arts Center, Magnum Foundation, Pulitzer Center, Indigenous Photo, United Nations Women, Joseph Rodriguez, The Darkroom Masters, and National Geographic featuring live music from Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project.

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