Hunger Through My Lens™ Case Study & Toolkit
This kit details the goals, process and best practices of using photovoice, a powerful and effective method to tell the story of your cause. Photovoice is a form of participatory action research developed by Caroline Wang and Mary Anne Burris. The three main goals of photovoice are to enable people to record and reflect their community’s strengths and concerns, to promote discussion about important issues through group discussions of photographs, and finally to reach and influence policy makers (Wang & Burris, 1997). This model has the ability to empower participants and communities by enabling individuals to share their pictures and stories with decision makers. Hunger Through My Lens is dedicated to achieving the three goals of photovoice, specifically related to the issue of hunger. The foundation of Hunger Through My Lens is based on extensive research of photovoice studies. In addition, this project has been inspired by Witnesses to Hunger, Kaiser Permanente’s Community Health Initiatives, and multiple studies conducted by Caroline Wang.
The Hunger Through My Lens Toolkit & Case Study details the goals, process and best practices of using photovoice, a powerful and effective method to tell the story of your cause.