April 21, 2016

Facing an Epidemic

Film Screening, Slideshow and Fundraiser Thursday, April 21st, 7 – 9 pm Bronx Documentary Center 614 Courtlandt Ave, Bronx, NY 10451 Please join us April 21st at The Bronx Documentary Center for an evening of photography, artwork and film that captures the lives of sugar cane cutters in Central...

August 17, 2015

Aaron Siskind Foundation IPF Grant Winner

The Aaron Siskind Foundation is an “organization serving the lens arts community. It works to preserve and protect Aaron’s artistic legacy and foster knowledge of and appreciation for his art through new books, exhibits, educational events and scholarly research. It seeks to support contemporary photographic art and art-making through...

December 31, 2014

Ending an Epidemic

“How often do we get the chance to end an epidemic within a period of ten years? We believe that is precisely the extraordinary opportunity we have today.” – La Isla Foundation (LIF) LIF is working to empower those hit hardest by CKDnT by “providing fresh water through building...

April 25, 2013

Solo La Caña

The Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown origin (CKDu) epidemic is effecting nearly 70% of some communities of sugar cane workers in Nicaragua.  The resulting fatalities of CKDu have left many families without a father and many women without husbands. As a result the community of La Isla has been...