Fotokids- 28 Years in Guatemala Training at Risk Youth in Creative Media

Event date: 

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 3:50pm

Location: 

Room 1100, NAB
FOTOKIDS Flyer

Description: 

 

Nancy McGirr, the founder of the project, which was called originally “Out of the Dump,” will talk about giving cameras to eight children who lived in Guatemala City’s municipal garbage dump with their families and had them document their lives to having grown to help hundreds of at-risk children affected by poverty and violence by giving them a chance to dream of a better life, using photography, graphic design, media technology and vocational training experience as a tools for self-expression.

For more information, please contact Thomas DelGiudice at delgiudicet [at] oldwestbury.edu.

The talk is part of the two day symposium, "Crisis in Central America: Yesterday and Today.