Make a Holiday Gift to Critical Exposure!

Help us raise $60,000 to support our work in the upcoming year! 

CE's New Executive Director

We are excited to announce Nicole Newman as our next Executive Director, effective November 16th.

What We Believe

What We Do

Critical Exposure facilitates changemaking through four programs offered to 140 students each year.

CE Presents: Life on Lockdown

Join CE on Tuesday, June 9th at 5pm for Life on Lockdown: Photos & Stories from DC Youth During COVID-19.   

Our Mission...

... is to train DC youth to harness the power of photography and their own voices to fight for educational equity and social justice. Learn More.

Critical Exposure

1816 12th Street NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 986-2177


Just $35 can exhibit a student's photo in a gallery or coffee shop. Help our students succeed. Donate now!