Segregation and the City is a photojournalism project that examines the lasting impacts of redlining and segregation across different zip codes in NYC, and lifts up the work of those working to end it.
I VOTE BECAUSE…, legendary photographer Janette Beckman large-scale photographs of citizens paired with their short statements about why voting is important. We will be taking photos of people at photoville and asking them why they vote!
We also believe that photos and stories can be powerful tools for social justice. With this exhibit, we hope to raise discussions around important and difficult questions on human rights and belonging in the US.
The exhibit aims to raise difficult questions and provoke conversations about what Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, calls “the most pressing racial justice issue of our time.” Broken? explores the U.S. criminal justice system through photographs and testimonies of formerly incarcerated people and of community leaders working for prison reform.