December 01, 2014

Alexia Foundation: “The Long Night”

Today, The Alexia Foundation has announced the launch of “The Long Night,” their first ever Women’s Initiative Grant Project created by Tim Matsui and MediaStorm. “Set in Seattle, the work gives voice and meaning to the crisis of minors who are forced and coerced into the American sex trade....

November 13, 2014

Missing in Action: Homeless Female Veterans

The Alexia Foundation Women’s Initiative Grant winner for 2014 was Mary F. Calvert. Calvert is pursuing a project Missing in Action: Homeless Female Veterans. According to statistics, Female veterans are the largest growing segment of the homeless population in the US and are four times more likely to become...

March 14, 2014

PhotoPhilanthropy Announces Winners for 5th Annual Activist Awards

PhotoPhilanthropy has announced the winners of the 5th Annual Activist Awards. This award recognizes “outstanding documentary photography done on behalf of nonprofit organizations worldwide.” To determine the winners, PhotoPhilanthropy live-streamed the judging worldwide on March 8, 2014 in San Francisco, with Ed Kashi serving as the Master of Ceremonies....

November 06, 2013

Warriors from the Reservation

Warriors are not what you think of as warriors. The warrior is not someone who fights, because no one has the right to take another life. The warrior, for us, is one who sacrifices himself for the good of others. His task is to take care of the elderly, the...

September 05, 2013

The African Story Challenge

The African Media Initiative (AMI) is hosting a pan-African journalism competition, calling for applications now! The African Story Challenge is a competition that seeks to fund the reporting of Africa-based issues, in hopes to make positive changes in the African community. This round of submissions calls for health narratives that...