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They looked for major themes that emerged from the facilitated discussions and and then selected photographs and vignettes that best exemplified the findings.
With an emphasis on action, YAC leaders explored ways in which to implement the prevention strategies developed at the workshop. The final phase of the Photovoice project allows the YAC leaders and youth participants to share their findings, their photographs and their visions for a world free from sexual and dating violence.
The Youth Action Council (YAC) underwent five months of comprehensive training to learn participatory action research (PAR) methods so that they could examine the issue of sexual and dating violence with their peers.
In May 2009, these youth leaders conducted a three-day workshop with 31 youth participants, to explore: With the help of a professional photographer, participants learned how to utilize digital cameras to represent the conditions in their communities that promote violence, as well as to capture their personal vision of a world free from sexual and dating violence.
Throughout Spring 2010, their work will be displayed in several photo exhibits, where youth, youth serving organizations, policymakers, and the public are invited to view.By sharing the fruits of their PAR training -- the photos, narratives and prevention action plans - the youth participants are disseminating the knowledge they gained and helping to advance their experience from research to action.