Critical Exposure

Critical Exposure is a nonprofit that teaches youth to use the power of photography and their own voices to become effective advocates for school reform and social change. We empower youth and youth-serving organizations to participate in the democratic process through an approach that combines photography and advocacy to facilitate: Youth Empowerment - Train students in documentary photography, leadership, and advocacy; teach them to document issues affecting their lives; and help them to use their images and voices to build support for changes to improve their schools and communities. Public Engagement - Inform and engage the public by using students' photographs and w...

Critical Exposure
1816 12th St NW
Third Floor
Washington, DC 20009
United States
(202) 745-3745 x20
http://www.criticalexposure.org/

Executive Director

Adam Levner

Management Team

Adam Levner, Jacquelyn Horstmann

Board of Directors

Heather Rieman, Amanda Alexander, Lee Whack, Adam Levner, Rebecca Renard, Betty Feng, Ryan Compton, Avni Gupta-Kagan, John Kern, Anjali Nagpaul, Jacquelyn Horstmann

Project Leaders

Adam Levner

Mission

Critical Exposure is a nonprofit that teaches youth to use the power of photography and their own voices to become effective advocates for school reform and social change. We empower youth and youth-serving organizations to participate in the democratic process through an approach that combines photography and advocacy to facilitate: Youth Empowerment - Train students in documentary photography, leadership, and advocacy; teach them to document issues affecting their lives; and help them to use their images and voices to build support for changes to improve their schools and communities. Public Engagement - Inform and engage the public by using students' photographs and writing to create traveling exhibits for galleries, libraries, coffee shops, and other public spaces to increase awareness of challenges facing youth in low-income communities. Real Change - Provide students with the tools and opportunity to advocate for concrete and policy solutions that directly impact their lives in partnership with advocacy and community organizations and other allies.

Programs

We provide photography and advocacy training to low-income youth in Washington, D.C.

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