Innovation and Impact: Past Projects

The Identity Project

Project Description

The Identity Project’s innovative program utilizes documentary arts to address poverty-related barriers to identity development in underserved youth. Through a specialized curriculum in documentary storytelling, performance and project-based literacy learning, The Identity Project empowers marginalized young people with an invaluable opportunity for self-actualization and self-advocacy through an applied empathy practice.

The Identity Project received a $20,000 First Place award