December 30, 2014
Eyes on Main Street
“Eyes on Main Street” has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the printing, installation, and marketing costs of the public exhibition set to be on view for 100 days, beginning May 9, 2015. This outdoor exhibit will transform the main street of Wilson, North Carolina into a gallery...
July 15, 2014
“The Redesign”: Securing SDN’s Future
SocialDocumentary.net (SDN) is a collective website for photographers, NGOs, editors, journalists, lovers of photography and anyone else who believes that photography plays an important role in educating people about our world. Your help is essential in maintaining this critical resource for documentary photography. Support SDN’s recently launched Kickstarter campaign to update and...
May 27, 2014
HRW: Taking a Stand for Pain Relief in Mexico
Ed Kashi has partnered with Human Rights Watch, as the photojournalist/filmmaker of a video project on pain relief in Mexico. This film will catalyze change and end this needless suffering by helping convince the Mexican government to take the necessary measures to fix this situation.
March 12, 2014
“Picture.Me.Here. – Storytelling Project for Refugees in Nepal”
“Picture.Me.Here is a photographic, digital storytelling program for refugees based in Denver. The project uses photography and other digital media as powerful communication tools for social engagement, community building and integration. Participants are empowered to tell their stories, explore their new surroundings, and share their resettlement experiences.” This incredible...
December 03, 2013
War is Only Half the Story
“The Aftermath Project is a non-profit organization committed to telling the other half of the story of conflict — the story of what it takes for individuals to learn to live again, to rebuild destroyed lives and homes, to restore civil societies, to address the lingering wounds of war...
November 12, 2013
The Homecoming Project – Expansion Campaign
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) are just two kinds of wounds US military members frequently face, often having detrimental effects on suffering veterans. “Throughout 2010-2012 the US military lost more service members to suicide than it did to combat related deaths in Iraq and...
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...
October 30, 2013
The Syrian Civil War has been raging since 2011, creating a refugee population of over 2 million. Fleeing their homes to escape the violence of war, these people have been seeking shelter in neighboring countries like Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, and Turkey. Striving to create a stronger public connection with...
August 05, 2013
Frame by Frame
In 1996, the Taliban ruled over Afghanistan and placed a ban on photography. When that strict regime was taken out of power in 2001, after the American invasion that autumn, photography became legal again. With the medium’s innate ability to tell a story, “the need for local journalism in...