Celebrating Stories that Make a Difference
Our mission is to support and encourage photographers of diverse backgrounds to use visual storytelling to bring attention to critical issues, bridge cultural gaps and spark social change.
Our goal is to become an internationally-recognized center that promotes the critical work of leading photographers, provides training and resources for visual artists to strive toward artistic, technical and ethical excellence and through collaborative storytelling projects amplifies the important message of nonprofit changemakers.
We’re an independent, nonpartisan, non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, founded on the driving principle that photography can spark meaningful conversations at the intersection of policy, civic engagement and visual storytelling.
To support inspirational storytelling, we organize our work around these four areas: