Mary F. Calvert and Katie Orlinsky Win Getty Grants

Alexia Grantees Mary F. Calvert and Katie Orlinsky were two of the five recipients of the 2016 Getty Images Editorial Grants announced this past week at the Visa pour l’Image festival in Perpignan, France. Each will receive a $10,000 grant to work on their proposed project. The news was reported by both TIME and The New York Times. Continue reading

The Long Night’s Natalie Fighting Backpage.com on ABC’s Nightline

The Long Night’s Natalie has shared her experience of being a survivor of domestic minor sex trafficking with ABC News’s Nightline in a special report entitled Daughters for Sale: How Young American Girls are Being Sold Online. The report reveals how the website Backpage.com is used to sell underage girls for sex. Continue reading

Mary F. Calvert on ‘Missing in Action: Homeless Women Veterans’ 

In a new Alexia Foundation video, Mary F. Calvert discusses her Women’s Initiative Project, ‘Missing in Action: Homeless Women Veterans.’ The project will be on display at the ‘Alexia at 25’ exhibition this week from June 13-19 at the LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph. Continue reading

The Geographic Reach of Alexia

For more than 25 years, Alexia photojournalists have produced in-depth essays that touch your heart, feed your mind and, most importantly, move you to action.

We invite you to explore the newly created page, “The Geographic Reach of Alexia” to understand the breadth and depth of the work we help make possible. Continue reading

Exhibition: Alexia at 25 at LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph

Honoring The Alexia Foundation’s 25 year legacy of supporting documentary photojournalism worldwide and celebrating the years to come, The Alexia Foundation will be presenting the exhibition “Alexia at 25” at LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph from June 12-June 19 in Charlottesville, Va. Continue reading

The Crescendoing Impact of The Long Night

Since the completion of his Women’s Initiative Project, “The Long Night,” Tim Matsui has worked tirelessly to get his film and other visual assets he collected regarding commercial sex exploitation in front of audiences and, particularly, before stakeholders and change makers so that his work can have the largest impact possible. Continue reading

Mary F. Calvert Wins World Press Photo First Prize, Long-Term Projects

Mary F. Calvert has won First Prize in World Press Photo’s Long-Term Project category for her work “Sexual Assault in America’s Military.” The Alexia Foundation is proud to have been able to help fund this vital work through our Women’s Initiative Grant. Continue reading

Apply for the Photography: Agent for Change Workshop

The Alexia Foundation is proud to offer a one-day seminar entitled “Photography: Agent For Change,” for photographers to learn to use photography to effect change. The workshop will be held at the International Center of Photography in New York City on November 6, 2015. Continue reading

Mary F. Calvert receives Cliff Edom’s “New America Award”

Alexia 2014 Women’s Initiative grantee Mary F. Calvert won this year’s prestigious Cliff Edom’s “New American Award” from the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Best of Photojournalism Contest for 2015. Continue reading

“The Long Night” chosen as Finalist for 2015 Dart Center Award

The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma named “The Long Night” as one of eight finalists for the 2015 Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma. The feature length documentary film by Tim Matsui and MediaStorm was made possible with the support of The Alexia Foundation Women’s Initiative Grant. Continue reading