WHAT IS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT?
Community engagement incorporates photography into organizing strategies to activate and maximize social change.
Partnering with advocates and activists working on issue
Collaborating with community members in making images
Hosting town hall meetings with community members impacted by affected issues at regular intervals throughout the project
Accompanying images with audio from interviews
Including archival imagery, community ephemera, community writing, and personal narratives in project
Creating public art installations through wheat paste posters, projections, vinyl images, community screenings, or pop up installations and connect audiences to direct action
Creating space for small, intimate conversations among particular groups, or larger opportunities to bring these groups together
Using technology, such as VR, SMS texting, or the creation of an app to mobilize community members around a targeted outcome