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 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. Participants learn about the expressive power of...

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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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Picturing Peace Seeks Photos of “The Good Life” in Buffalo County

Picturing Peace Seeks Photos of “The Good Life” in Buffalo County

Picturing Peace is a new project sponsored by Buffalo County Community Partners’ United Against Violence coalition. The project gives Buffalo County residents and visitors the opportunity to share their vision of peace by asking “What does peace look like to you?” Based on the successful PhotoVoice project in which high school students use photographs as a springboard for discussion and learning, the goal of Picturing Peace is to help area...

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Our Work

Below are some of the initiatives and task forces we have created. Please check back as we are adding more of our past and current work to this page! America’s Best Communities Community Health Access (CAN) Team Community Health Worker Policy HelpCare Clinic PhotoVoice Picturing Peace Safe Routes to School TIPS...

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