PhotoVoice Reception June 24 at Merryman Performing Arts Center

PhotoVoice Reception June 24 at Merryman Performing Arts Center

After completing both a winter and spring PhotoVoice session, Community Partners will be hosting a reception to showcase participants’ work at the Merryman Performing Arts Center on June 24, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Youth Coordinator Mark Foradori, who oversees the PhotoVoice program, said, “Exchanging ideas is what PhotoVoice is all about, and the reception will give participants a chance to share their artwork and ideas with members of the...

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PhotoVoice Reception Gives Youth Chance to Share Photos, Views

PhotoVoice Reception Gives Youth Chance to Share Photos, Views

At the PhotoVoice reception on November 19, youth participants of the PhotoVoice program shared their photos with the public and had the chance to explain the meaning behind their work. Community members were able to view each of the participants’ photos and their accompanying captions, as well as talk with the participants about what their photos meant to them. Youth Coordinator Mark Foradori said, “Exchanging ideas is what PhotoVoice is all...

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PhotoVoice

PhotoVoice

PhotoVoice on Display PhotoVoice pieces are currently being exhibited at: Merryman Performing Arts Center, 225 West 22nd Street, Kearney Kearney Public Library, 2020 1st Avenue, Kearney Stop by to view photos from the 2014 winter and spring PhotoVoice classes. What is PhotoVoice? Through PhotoVoice, Buffalo County Community Partners helps area youth develop a means of creative self-expression and constructive communication through photography....

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PhotoVoice Reception

PhotoVoice Reception

At the final PhotoVoice class on October 21, participants selected four of their best photographs and wrote captions to describe the message behind them. These photos will be printed, framed, and displayed at the PhotoVoice reception on November 19, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Alumni House. Attendees will have a chance to speak with the youth who participated in PhotoVoice to get a better...

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PhotoVoice Reception November 19

PhotoVoice Reception November 19

At the final PhotoVoice class on October 21, participants selected four of their best photographs and wrote captions to describe the message behind them. These photos will be printed, framed, and displayed at the PhotoVoice reception on November 19, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Alumni House. Attendees will have a chance to speak with the youth who participated in PhotoVoice to get a better...

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PhotoVoice Starts, Reception Nov. 19

PhotoVoice Starts, Reception Nov. 19

For the second year, Buffalo County Community Partners is working with Buffalo County Juvenile Services to engage at-risk youth with the PhotoVoice program. Based on the United Way of Tuscon’s healthy eating PhotoVoice model, the program aims to help youth develop a means of constructive self-expression through photography. The group has already met for two of their seven instructional sessions, and participants have been given their cameras....

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PhotoVoice Open-House Reception A Success

The PhotoVoice program wrapped up with their reception held at the Frank House in Kearney on Monday, June 18th. Participants’ photographs were displayed for the public to view and over sixty community members attended the opening. “PhotoVoice is an excellent example of a project supported by Buffalo County Community Partners and how it helps the community,” said Greg Barney, a Kearney businessman. “I encourage everyone to view the…exhibit...

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Thank You for Your Support: A Message from Our Campaign Chairs

Thank You for Your Support: A Message from Our Campaign Chairs

As 2014 comes to a close, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year.Community Partners and its coalitions have accomplished so much in 2014, from community education on Alzheimer’s to empowering youth voices in three PhotoVoice sessions to helping launch the HelpCare Clinic and more. The end of the year isn’t just about looking back, though. It’s also about looking ahead and planning for the future, a future we hope sees a healthier Buffalo...

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Meet the Staff: Mark Foradori

Meet the Staff: Mark Foradori

Mark Foradori Youth Coordinator/Violence Prevention Coordinator Mark works with the Youth Advisory Board, leads the PhotoVoice program, and coordinates the United Against Violence Coalition. We asked for some insight into what he’s up to in the next few months. “Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Anyone who has followed the national news for the past...

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