PhotoVoice Reception to Showcase Participant Photos June 15

PhotoVoice Reception to Showcase Participant Photos June 15

After completing both winter and spring PhotoVoice sessions, Community Partners will be hosting a reception to showcase participants’ work at the Merryman Performing Arts Center in Kearney on June 15, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Community members are invited to see the participants’ work, ask questions about the photos, and will have an opportunity to purchase a photo book containing images from the year’s classes.   Youth Coordinator Mark...

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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

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 the photographs they take of family, school and community life. They exchange ideas inspired by their photographs with their peers, school board members, city council members and other artists. Each student...

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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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Recognizing United Against Violence Champions & Picture Peace Awards

Recognizing United Against Violence Champions & Picture Peace Awards

In celebration of International Peace Day on September 21, we recognized 8 United Against Violence Champions from Buffalo County who are helping youth to be safe, now, and giving them the skills they need to grow up to be healthy and happy adults.   Ravenna Public Schools, Dr. Jay Dostal, Kearney Family YMCA Sue Klein and staff, Doug Kramer, Hannah Wick, Angie Drahota, Kay Glidden and Jenny Brown were all the recipents of the UAV champion...

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