Fahad is a photographer located in city heights that seeks to represent the refugee community in a beautiful and refreshing light thus participating in a collective change. He works diligently with a City Heights organization called Partnership for the Advancement of New Americans or PANA to bring about civic engagement
By Brent Jensen, Kiran Mehta, Beto Soto, Binti Musa and Karla Flores, members of the AjA Project’s YAC Youth Media Team.
In efforts to positively impact the community, Price Philanthropies and California Endowment invested an estimated $265 million in City Heights over the past 15 years. The
Overcoming Barriers to Health is a collaboration between The AjA Project and UCSD’s Center for Community Health. The young women that participated ranged from 12-17 years old and were 1st or 2nd generation East African Refugees or Immigrants. Through photography, participants collectively identified health issues and then used their