The AjA Project: Photography Programs for San Diego Youth

APA Photo Contest Exhibition

Join us this Thursday, September 15th from 6-10 PM for a Photo Contest Exhibition at Subtext Gallery to support our friends, American Photographic Artists (San Diego Chapter).  The AjA Project will also have a collage of student photographs on display at the exhibit.  There will be live music by

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The AjA Project featured on Groupon

Groupon, the popular daily deals & discounts sites, has selected The AjA Project as “Today’s Featured Campaign” from August 30-September 1st.
100% of the proceeds raised through Groupon will go to The AjA Project, but only if the “deal” gets tipped!  That means, when at least 45 people purchase

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Shape our student leaders: Donate today!

The AjA Project is raising $25,000 from now until September 30th to fund our Youth Leadership Program, Youth Advisory Council. For internships, college prep opportunities and career development, we need your action by Donating Now… so we can all watch leaders grow!
http://ajaproject.kintera.org/donate

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AjA on Capitol Hill

We are proud to announce that 3 AjA students will be featured in 2011 Through Your Lens Exhibit on Capitol Hill! Photos and stories shared by students and teachers across the nation will be shown in a special Through Your Lens exhibit in the Rotunda of the Russell Senate office

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AND THE WINNERS ARE…

Last month, students from AjA’s Journey class at El Cajon Valley High School participated in a national photo contest called “Through Your Lens”. Students were invited to show the world what they see every day at school: the good parts, the troubling parts, the things they’re proud of and the

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HERE+THERE at El Cajon Library

After traveling to Del Mar and downtown, AjA’s Photo Exhibit HERE +THERE is now on display at El Cajon Libary! Exhibit consists of photos created by AjA students over the last 10 years. AjA’s programs encourage students to reflect upon their identities and personal journeys through the themes Old

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Getting Ready for Fall Classes

AjA is getting ready once again for fall classes! Here’s how your contribution can help our students:
$10 purchases one roll of film
$50 purchases classroom supplies for one student including take home prints
$150 purchases 1 camera
$1000 supports one student for an entire semester of programming
In-kind

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Shinpei Takeda’s nomination for the New Artist of the Year

Please join us in congratulating AjA’s Co-founder and Creative Director Shinpei Takeda for his nomination as “New Artist of the Year” by the San Diego Fine Art Society. Let’s show Shinpei our support by clicking here and voting for him!! (But hurry as voting ends at 7 p.m. Thursday,

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