Lens On Social Justice Winner & Finalists

Our #LensOnSocialJustice campaign has wrapped up. We are thrilled that so many of you joined us and VII Photo in raising awareness of critical social issues affecting your communities and communities across the globe. With the growing speed and ease at which people can access the news, photojournalists play an increasingly important role in engaging … Continue reading Lens On Social Justice Winner & Finalists

Now Accepting Applications for a Reporting Fellowship in Myanmar (Burma)

Open Hands Initiative,  The GroundTruth Project and GlobalPost “Special Reports” are now accepting applications for the 2013 Myanmar (Burma) Reporting Fellowship!    We are looking for 20 top, young correspondents — 10 from America and 10 from Burma — to take part in an all-expense-paid fellowship in Burma from June 10 to June 30. All writers, photographers, … Continue reading Now Accepting Applications for a Reporting Fellowship in Myanmar (Burma)

Supporting Freedom of Expression in Myanmar through Visual Storytelling

Above, a group of photographers head onto the lake before sunrise to catch the morning light. The Open Hands Initiative is proud to announce that it has recently sponsored six young Myanmar photographers and photojournalists to take part in “Burma in Transition,” a week-long photography workshop led by Gary Knight and Philip Blenkinsop in Myanmar … Continue reading Supporting Freedom of Expression in Myanmar through Visual Storytelling