Press: 2009

August 17, 2009

The Daily Tell - When it comes to raising money, smaller nonprofits may find it difficult to attract philanthropy. However, some may find that technology can be a great equalizer.

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Small Non-Profit Uses Social Media, Crowdsourcing to Best 70 Organizations in Online Fundraising Contest

August 13, 2009

Yahoo! News - WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Critical Exposure, a small D.C.-based nonprofit organization that empowers low-income students through photography and advocacy training, used an array of social media channels -- including Twitter, Facebook and crowdsourcing -- to mobilize hundreds of supporters and prevail over larger, more-established organizations in the recent GlobalGiving U.S. Open Challenge.

August 1, 2009

WAMU 88.5 radio program - Discussing a youth movement.

It's a Flipped Out World: Critical Exposure Grand Prize Winner

July 30, 2009

Ben & Jerry's - We asked, you shared. Here's the roundup of individuals worthy of world-class flipper status!

July 21, 2009

Loyola College in Maryland News - Fourteen middle school students from Prince George’s County, Md., are learning valuable lessons this summer on the power of the media thanks to a two-week camp co-sponsored by Sojourner Truth Preparatory Charter School and Loyola College in Maryland’s School of Education.

July 20, 2009

What Kids Can Do/Y-Press - Critical Exposure, based in Washington, D.C., thinks a picture is worth a thousand words and so much more.

July 17, 2009

blonde photographer - i love critical exposure! i had the privilege of attending another class with the amazing jahi wise + emma nolan-abrahamian, to speak to their students about photography!

June 18, 2009

DCist - We're a fan of the work non-profit Critical Exposure does in helping D.C. kids to learn photography to document conditions in their public schools.

June 10, 2009

DC Wire by the Washington Post - A new Education Week study places on-time graduation rates for D.C. public schools at below 50 percent, but that's not because District students don't aspire to college. That's one of the findings of a survey by S.T.E.P. Up D.C. (Success Through Educational Progress), a network of youth-serving organizations.

June 3, 2009

The Times-Picayune - They are telling their stories through photographs. In one image, students are shown sleeping in class; another captures a flooded, post-Katrina band room with rusted chairs. A pint-sized child is pictured standing next to a metal detector in an elementary school while, in another snapshot, a teacher looks ahead in a focused gaze.