The AjA Project: Photography Programs for San Diego Youth

Hoover Students “Zoom In| Act Out” with AjA

In partnership with Hoover High School, The AjA Project ran a 10-week-long program called “Zoom In | Act Out,” providing participants a platform to explore, identify and express their perspectives on community-based issues. During the program, participants used their cameras as learning tools to create portraits, abstract and documentary images

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AjA Project’s Photographers for Change Create City Heights Photo Mural

In partnership with the Karen Organization, The AjA Project ran a nine-month-long program with young women of Southeast Asian refugee origins called Photographers for Change (P4C). During the program, 15 Karen participants, ages 13 to 18 years old, used photography to reflect on their experiences of migration and resettlement, explore

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City Heights Speak for Change: Multi Media

By the AjA Project’s YAC Youth Media Team: Brent Jensen, Kiran Mehta, Beto Soto, Binti Musa, Famo Musa, Karla Flores and Kassandra Elias
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. Guided by a

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City Heights Youth Speak for Change: Part Two

Photo Essay and Captions by Brent Jensen, Kassandra Elias, Famo Musa, Kiran Mehta and Karla Flores, members of the AjA Project’s Youth Advisory Council (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

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Homelessness: Personal Stories Emerge

By Brent Jensen

People void of a support system, unable to attain financial and emotional stability must sometimes reconcile with the reality of homelessness. The unconventional lifestyles of those who are homeless – often exhibited along neighborhood streets and alleyways – serve to detach and segregate this population

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PhotoCity Fundraiser – This Saturday!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Come support The AjA Project’s PhotoCity students at the City Heights Farmer’s Market tomorrow (Saturday, July 26th) from 9 am to 1 pm!!!
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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