Picturing Peace Photo Contest

Community Photo Contest

Thank you to everyone who entered our Picturing Peace Photo Contest! The contest wrapped up August 14. After much deliberation, our jury finally settled on the winners. The winning entries are posted below. Congratulations!


Elizabeth Nemmers, Adult Category

My photo represents Peace Through Faith. Faith in yourself, faith in your neighbor, faith in your family, and faith in your community.


Anessa Hicks, Youth Category

This photo is representing peace in the community. Its showing that mentorship is a positive thing. You have a younger girl looking up to somebody that is not to much older then them. Mentorship is a positive thing in the community. Young girls need positive things. This helps with safety and keeping kids off the streets.

Anessa Hicks, Youth Category

This photo is a picture of a hand. This hand is not attached to anyone’s body but rather just on the cement. This shows peace in many different ways. It shows …

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Picturing Peace Traveling Exhibit Info

The Minneapolis Department of Health and Family Support and The Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District will celebrate the work of more than a dozen local youth in a documentary photography exhibit. Picturing Peace is a community engagement and photography project that explores young people’s reflections and hopes for peace and safety in their communities.


Photos on Display

Here is a map of the utility box tours. You an also visit this Google Maps link to see them in an interactive map. Click here for a PDF of this map.

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