April 11, 2019
37 Voices: Newest Americans Visuals: Ed Kashi Intro: Mary Ann Koruth Words: Shana Russell A study conducted in 2016 by the United Way of North Jersey found that 37% of the state’s population earns too much to qualify for federal assistance but are unable to save against the high...
January 23, 2018
Newest Americans at National Geographic Photo Seminary
Julie Winokur, Executive Director of Talking Eyes Media, and I presented Newest Americans at this year’s National Geographic Photo Seminar in January. Newest Americans is a collaboration between Talking Eyes Media, Rutgers University Newark, and VII Photo.
January 23, 2018
Newest Americans Issue 06 launch
Newest Americans will release it’s long anticipated Issue 06 this coming Tuesday, January 23rd! Stay tuned for new and updated stories about arrivals to the United States, immigrant detention, family reunification, and more. The new issue will feature photo, audio, video, and essays; including our series on Immigrant Detention featuring...
May 04, 2017
Collaborative Journalism Summit: Montclair State University, NJ
Julie Winokur of Talking Eyes Media, Newest Americans, & Bring It To The Table will be joining the panel of speakers at this year’s Collaborative Journalism Summit at Montclair State University. On May 4th & 5th, MSU brings together journalists, publishers, media executives & more to discuss the...
May 01, 2017
International Photography Festival in Israel
I’m humbled and excited to take part in this year’s International Photography Festival in Israel as part of the Social Project ‘This Is My Story’ this May. The festival annually partners with the US embassy, using photography and digital media as a tool to express one’s identity and...
April 10, 2017
Newest Americans receives National Endowment for the Arts grant!
I am so excited to share that Newest Americans, a joint project between Julie Winokur, director of Talking Eyes Media, VII Photo & I, and Tim Raphael, Professor at Rutgers University-Newark, just received an National Endowment for the Arts (NEH link) grant that will support their collaborative documentary storytelling project about immigration...
April 06, 2017
Bring It to the Table in Indiana
Join Bring It to the Table this Thursday, April 6th at 7pm at Valparaiso University in Indiana at the Helge Center. They will be hosting a special film screening and live table talk. The event is free and open to the public. Stay engaged! Read an article...
September 23, 2014
SPECIAL EDITION: Barricade Book
For a limited time there is a pre-sale special edition of Barricade by Donald Weber (VII) and Arthur Bondar (VII Mentor) available for order. This special edition includes the Barricade book, an 8x12" archival print, “Golden Bread” magnet from Maidan, and Ukrainian national colored ribbon, all packaged in a...