6:00 PM18:00

Living on a Dollar a Day: The Lives and Faces of the World's Poor

Renée C. Byer brings her expanded interactive photography exhibition and call to action to eradicate extreme poverty, featured on CBS Sunday Morning and on National Geographic's PROOF blog, to Cosumnes River College Art Gallery. After focusing for many years on the difficulties of the working class throughout America, Byer felt it was time to turn her attention to the world and bring the images and message closer to home. Byer first introduced this interactive tool youbridge.it as a keynote speaker at UNESCO's Global Women Leaders' Forum in Sofia, Bulgaria. 

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8:00 AM08:00

Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar Speaker

The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, America’s longest continuously operating photojournalism conference, was founded in 1973 by a group of photojournalists representing newspapers, magazines and wire services. A 501(c)(3) organization, the Seminar promotes the highest standards of photojournalism through an annual educational conference and photography contest judged by working photographers and editors.


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3:00 PM15:00

Newseum, Washington, D.C., Lecture "Positive Change Can Happen"

Pulitzer Prize Photographer Renée C. Byer
Byer will speak on her internationally acclaimed book, “Living on a Dollar a Day: The Lives and Faces of the World’s Poor,” which illuminates the stories of people living on the brink of survival. Byer will sign copies of poster reproductions of her photographs after the talk.
Knight TV Studio, Level 3

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to Sep 10

Exhibition at Visa Pour L'Image

Renée is pleased to announce an exhibition of her work "No Safe Place," a project on Afghan refugees who were granted Special Immigrant Visas after they were threatened by the Taliban for working alongside  U.S. and Coalition forces and face violence and poverty in the U.S.

Visa Pour L'Image is the premiere International Festival of Photojournalism held in Perpignan, France. 

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3:30 PM15:30

Iris Nights Lecture at Annenberg Space for Photography’s Skylight Studios

Living on a Dollar a Day:  The Lives and Faces of the World’s Poor

Renée C. Byer will speak about her internationally acclaimed book, Living on a Dollar a Day: The Lives and Faces of the World’s Poor, which illuminates the stories of people living on the brink of survival and invites us to put an end to extreme poverty.

Where: 10050 Constellation Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90067

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to May 5

Interactive Photographic Exhibition, MMTH Gallery and Atrium

Living on a Dollar a Day:  The Lives and Faces of the World's Poor

Artist Lecture: 7:30 MMTH Auditorium

The School of Journalism & Broadcasting is excited to announce the opening of a photographic and interactive exhibition that promises to change the way you look at the world.

Click here to learn more about the Interactive Photographic Exhibition at Western Kentucky University Photojournalism.

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