Current Projects

Location: Brookland
Dates Of Project: July-August 2014
The D.C. Commission on Arts and Humanities and Critical Exposure is jointly offering a summer program through a partnership with Powell House, an arts and media youth development organization. Youth delve into photography technique and political education to explore their personal experiences with issues faced by D.C. youth.  Critical Exposure alumni, Malik T., and Maya S., are...
Location: Prince George's County, MD
Dates Of Project: July-August, 2014
This summer, Critical Exposure is partnering with Prince George’s County Freedom School. Students will couple photography with discussions about the strengths and struggles of their communities to learn how to create social change. In honor of the 50th anniversary of Mississippi’s Freedom Schools, students will also learn about the legacy of Freedom Schools. Gina’ H. and Khadijah W., both...
Location: Thurgood Marshall Center
Dates Of Project: July-August 2014
Partner: Cathedral Scholars
For a second consecutive summer, Critical Exposure is partnering with Cathedral Scholars, a summer program run by Washington National Cathedral that selects 15 honor-roll students from D.C. high schools and offers them a rigorous college preparatory program. Scholars will be using photography and political education discussions to explore the ways their personal identity connects them to...
Location: Thurgood Marshall Center
Dates Of Project: June-August 2014
Critical Exposure is holding our second annual Summer Youth Facilitators Institute. Six young leaders from our programs were hired as staff and trained in our curriculum and teaching methods. They have been placed in pairs and assigned a program staff mentor. Those trios are running our summer programs with youth through the Cathedral Scholars, Powell House, and the Prince George's County Freedom...