Summer Internship Blog: Evan Canellakis, Video Editor

My name is Evan Canellakis, and I live Cornwall, Connecticut, USA, in a small community called Yelping Hill. I graduated from the New England Institute of technology in March 2020 with an associate’s degree in software engineering. In summer 2021 I had the opportunity to complete an internship at Photovoice Worldwide. My assignment was to edit videos and create trailers for […]

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Literature Review Internship Experience

by Lee Anne Tourigny My name is Lee Anne Tourigny, and I currently live outside of Charlotte, North Carolina, in the United States. In May 2020, I graduated from Gardner-Webb University with a bachelor’s in Psychology and a double minor in American Sign Language and Communications. I currently work with ConnectAbility as the project coordinator […]

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Summer Internship 2021

by Kristen Powell Literature Review – Photovoice and Mental Health My name is Kristen Powell and I live in Fort Collins, Colorado. I am a mother of five children, a licensed cosmetologist, and a full-time undergraduate student at the University of Northern Colorado. I had the opportunity to complete an internship at Photovoice Worldwide this […]

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“Deep Seeing”

by Diana Weggler  A Review of the PhotovoiceWorldwide Course “DEEP SEEING Most of us, no matter where we live in the world, are constantly bombarded by visual information. Some scenes or images are easily ignored, while others grab our attention and hold it there, causing us to think, question, or want to learn more. According to the […]

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April 2021 Reflections

By Stephanie Lloyd  On the “anniversary of lockdown,” we felt it was important to bring our alumni community together for a photo conversation that allowed individuals to reflect, share, alleviate stress, and encourage camaraderie. Photo sharing (one of the steps of the photovoice process) allows individuals to consider a topic and share something meaningful, through […]

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Exchanging Ideas About Remote Photovoice Research

This blog post shares the exchange between a photovoice practitioner and Maria Paiewonsky, EdD, a long-time facilitator of remote or virtual photovoice projects, and a program manager at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMASS Boston. See our YouTube channel for a recording of Maria’s PhotovoiceWorldwide community webinar on remote photovoice, for further inspiration and […]

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Lights, Camera, Activism Part II: Two Student Perspectives

In part II of this two-part blog, we present the perspectives of two University of Hartford students who took part in the honors seminar, “Lights, Camera, Activism,” taught by Mala Matacin, PhD and Professor of Psychology at U of H. A Remote Photovoice JourneyText and photos by Brooke WinterlichStudent at University of Hartford, West Hartford, […]

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Lights, Camera, Activism; Part I: Finding Connection Amidst the Pandemic

by Mala L. Matacin, Ph.D., University of Hartford, West Hartford, Conn., USA It is no accident that I am drawn to the photovoice methodology. Its theoretical underpinnings— community-based photography, feminist theory, and empowerment education—are also central to my pedagogical and research sensibilities. However, despite reading countless articles on photovoice, I still didn’t feel I fully […]

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Six Perspectives to Consider When Analyzing Images: A Community Webinar

by Diana Weggler “The more you know, the more you see.”—Renowned English poet, novelist, and philosopher Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) From childhood, we are taught how to read stories, but most people are never taught how to read images. Domenic Screnci, EdD, professor of visual literacy in the instructional design program in the Graduate School of […]

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Choosing between our foundations courses- “Talking with Pictures: Photovoice” and “Photovoice Facilitation 101: The Basics”

By Laura Lorenz and Stephanie Lloyd We are pleased to offer two foundational photovoice professional development courses. In this blog, we compare our two foundational course offerings, to help you choose the right course for you. Alumni of both courses are invited to participate in our PhotovoiceWorldwide community of continuing education, including alumni webinars.  In […]

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