The AjA Project: Photography Programs for San Diego Youth

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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STEAM Update!

The 8th grade students at BLCI are exploring the ways in which photography is connected to science. This week an ophthalmologist, Dr. Gulitieri, will be coming to class to show us how the eye acts like a camera lens! Check out some student work below.
 
 

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Change-Makers at Monroe Clark Middle School

Using photography to identify issues in their school and community, PhotoCity students at Monroe Clark Middle School, are re-visualizing a safe and healthy school and community. By focusing their attention on their school and the neighborhoods, youth are using photography to envision causes and solutions to problems identified- and are

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What Does Change Mean to You?

AjA brought story+LINES to Alliance San Diego’s  All People’s Celebration in Barrio Logan on MLK Day. We asked community members, teachers, artists, and elected officials: What does change mean to you? Each answer is interesting and unique! Check out the video below:

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Students at BLCI are moving Full STEAM Ahead!

In partnership with Barrio Logan College Institute, Full STEAM Ahead demonstrates how photography, art and creativity relate to larger scientific principles and prepares them to think critically about future education and career options within these disciplines. Through participation in in-class activities, guest lectures and ‘real world’ field trips, students’ gain

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PhotoCity Students Spearhead City Heights Recycling Initiative

Over the course of the fall semester, PhotoCity students at Monroe Clark Middle School were busy learning about recycling and creating a brochure that outlines a new recycling initiative at the school. The students took a trip to Urban Corps to learn all about California’s CRV program, took photos of

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