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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2014 Campaign Chairs Announced: Jonathan Nikkila and Jon Watts

2014 Campaign Chairs Announced: Jonathan Nikkila and Jon Watts

Community Partners is excited to announce the chairs of our 2014 Annual Fund Campaign: Kearney City Council Member Jonathan Nikkila and Kearney Public School Board Member Jon Watts. The energy they’ve brought to the organization has gotten everyone even more excited about a new year of building a healthier Buffalo County! “Buffalo County Community Partners is a busy and dynamic non-profit organization,” Nikkila said. “It provides the vision,...

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United Against Violence

Our mission is building hope for our future through violence prevention in Buffalo County. Our vision is to develop a unified strategy to increase awareness of early childhood violence prevention. Our vision will bring together organizations and individuals to work together to identify needs, research potential solutions, develop and implement evidence based programs and evaluate their impact. Our Work PhotoVoice – PhotoVoice is a program...

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