Early Bird Pricing for Miami Seminar Ends April 1

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Latin America: Stories That Drive Change is promising to be an inspiring and dynamic event. Taking place April 8 & 9 at the University of Miami School of Communication, the seminar will feature talks by the best in their fields, break-out sessions to go in-depth on areas of interest and project reviews to refine grant applications. Plus, we’ll are hosting a special reception on Saturday, April 8 where we will announce the winners of The Alexia 2017 grants.

Currently, the price to attend Latin America: Stories That Drive Change is $95. That price is only valid until this Saturday, March 25 at midnight. Register now to lock in this price. After Friday, the cost for the seminar will rise to $110. Continue reading

Ami Vitale: Stories That Drive Change Speaker Highlight

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The Alexia Foundation visual storytelling seminar Latin America: Stories That Drive Change takes place in exactly one month, on April 8 and 9 at The University of Miami. To celebrate that event, we are going to feature each of our speakers with a special post on our blog. The first presenter we would like to highlight is Ami Vitale, a National Geographic photographer, a Nikon Ambassador, and a two time recipient of The Alexia grant. Continue reading

Regístrate ahora para América Latina: Reportajes que generan cambio

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Es hora de empezar a hacer sus planes para estar en el seminario “América Latina: Reportajes que generan cambio” en la Universidad de Miami el 8 & 9 de abril.

La Fundación Alexia, La Escuela de Comunicación de la University of Miami, la Fundación Knight, PhotoWings y el Nikon Ambassador Program son los co-patrocinadores de este evento. Continue reading

Register Now for Latin America: Stories That Drive Change

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We, at The Alexia Foundation, are busy preparing for our upcoming seminar Latin America: Stories That Drive Change. The seminar will take place April 8 & 9 at The University of Miami in Miami, Florida. It’s time to start making your plans to be there.

The seminar will be an opportunity to share and celebrate photojournalism by Latin American and Latino journalists. It will also help all visual journalists learn how to better develop and support their own work. Continue reading

Invitation: Alexia Grants Judging Weekend April 1 & 2

Aphrodite and Peter Tsairis review applicant photos during the 2015 judging of the Alexia Foundation competition. Photo by Mike Davis

Judging for the 2016 Alexia Grants will take place at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University April 1-2. After the winning projects have been selected, each of the judges will give a talk about their connection with the profession of visual storytelling. The public is invited to attend all events. Continue reading

Announcing the 2016 Alexia Grant Judges

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The Alexia Foundation is pleased to announce that Teru Kuwayama, Darcy Padilla and Ami Vitale will be the judges for the our 2016 Professional and Student Grants. All three are passionate, talented photojournalists as well as former Alexia Grant recipients. We are excited for the wisdom and experience they will bring to this year’s competition. Continue reading

What Does Winning an Alexia Professional Grant Mean?

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The Alexia Grants are much more than simple funding. They amplify the power of the work and inspire the photographers who receive them. Former Alexia grantees discuss what winning the Professional Grant meant for them. Continue reading

Help Support The Alexia Foundation’s Next Big Initiative

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This fall, the Alexia Foundation is starting an important new initiative to further the ability of photojournalists to help bring important issues to the forefront. We want everyone creating important, moving work on today’s most important social issues to be able to best use their photography to drive change. Continue reading