Webinars

Upcoming Live Webinars

PLA is pleased to offer these upcoming webinars:

Photography, Storytelling, and Community Connections: How to Develop a Photovoice ProjectPhotography, Storytelling, and Community Connections: How to Develop a Photovoice Project
A free PLA webinar
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Instructors: Mary Black, Nancy Joyce Callahan, Julie Lynch & Wamisho


Photovoice is a type of participatory research methodology designed to empower participants through photography and the power of storytelling in small group settings. In 2013, the Chicago Public Library (CPL) partnered with a local organization to start collecting stories from refugees and political asylum seekers about their lives in Chicago. Through photovoice, the participants got connected to their new home town by taking pictures of their daily lives, and in small group settings, they got connected to CPL and to others who have also experienced forced migration. This webinar will introduce the project and its methodology, and will help attendees begin to design their own photovoice project. More…


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