Picturing Peace Photo Contest

Photography enthusiasts young and old Pictured Peace. Check out who won our photo contest!
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About Picturing Peace

  • The Issue

    Youth violence is a critical issue tearing at the social fabric and community cohesion of our neighborhoods. Youth engagement is a critical component to the solution. Community based art strategies help to educate, empower and engage people in positive activities which promote peaceful, safe and thriving societies. &nbsp Learn more about the issue →
  • Photos from Youth

    Empowered with cameras and a critical eye, over a dozen Minneapolis teens documented their reflections and hopes for peace and safety in their neighborhoods. The resulting photo exhibit represents their perception of the assets that support peace and opportunities to strengthen communities for young people. View the photos →
  • Check it out!

    The Picturing Peace photography exhibit will be touring local libraries through November 2012. Selections from the exhibit have been used to create a vibrant public art display in Downtown Minneapolis. This semi-permanent art installation enhances the pedestrian experience while spreading the message of community peace. Exhibit details →
  • Summer Photo Contest

    Get involved and add your voice! What are the strengths and assets that support community peace? What makes an environment where young people can thrive? Take an original photo capturing the theme of the Picturing Peace project and submit it to the 2012 Summer Photo Contest. View Contest Details →