The AjA Project: Photography Programs for San Diego Youth

Teaching Photography Workshop in San Diego Hosted by AjA Project

Are you an experienced photographer or multi-media guru, looking for ways to share your skills with your community and teaching photography to youth? The AjA Project in San Diego, a nonprofit that uses photography to build leadership skills, literacy and an appreciation of the arts, is holding a special photography

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Call for Photos! A chance to contribute to a public mural

We are very pleased to announce that in the spring of next year, AjA will be unveiling a large-scale mosaic mural at the City Heights Square Mini Park. The Price Charities commissioned the project that will consist of over 1,300 custom printed tiles depicting photos

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City Heights Explores Food Justice

The Speak City Heights collaborative hosted a community event for residents and community members on Nov. 12 at the City Heights Wellness Center. The event included a multi-media presentation, cooking demonstration and a panel discussion about food access in City Heights. Speak City Heights is a media collaboration between The AjA

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Art of Photography Show is opening on August 13

The Art of Photography Show’s Opening Reception is on August 13, 2011 at at the Lyceum Theatre Gallery in Horton Plaza. A total of 15,444 entries were submitted by artists from 72 countries around the world. The judge for this exhibit is Anne Lyden, Associate Curator of Photography at

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2011 San Diego World Refugee Day

More than 600 people attended the World Refugee Day Event, held at the Museum of Photographic Arts on Sunday, June 19th. The event highlighted the contributions refugees make to their new communities in San Diego and across the country. During panel discussions, several Crawford High

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WORLD REFUGEE DAY EVENT

Join us for World Refugee Day Celebration Event on Sunday, June 19, 2011 from 1pm to 6pm at the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego. We will celebrate San Diego’s diversity with Pulitzer Prize winner Don Bartletti and local photography heroes Sam Hodgson and Roberto “Bear” Guerra, as we

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BOOST Conference

The AjA Project will be traveling to Palm Springs this week to speak at the BOOST (Best of out-of-school time) Conference – a comprehensive convening of professionals supporting children, families and communities in the out-of-school time hours. Take a look at AjA’s participation in the event!!
http://www.boostconference.org/eventskeynotes

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Multicultural Family Fiesta

Just a few weeks ago, AjA students hosted a booth at El Cajon Library during Multicultural Family Fiesta. They showed their photos that they created in Journey class and got a chance to talk to interested festival-goers about AjA’s programs.

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Film Screening : PUSHING THE ELEPHANT

Directed by Beth Davenport and Elizabeth Mandel, 60 minutes, USA, 2010
Monday, March 21, 6:30 pm, Central Library Auditorium (3rd Floor), 820 E Street, San Diego
Pushing the Elephant explores the violence of war at its most personal.  It chronicles the story of Rose Mapendo and how

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