YES! Photo Essays
New visions of the world we thought we knew.
We’re the People: Close-Ups from Zuccotti Park
by Joseph O. Holmesposted Feb 15, 2012
- Photo Essay: Portraits of a nascent society.
After the Quake: Haiti's Slow Road to Healing
by Rachel Harmonposted Jan 13, 2012
- Photo Essay: Two years later, poverty, corruption, and health crises persist. But so does hope.
Words That Inspire: We are the 1%
posted Nov 23, 2011
- Some members of the 1% have shared messages of solidarity with the 99%. What goes into a sign that makes a lasting impression? Explore an activity to help your students understand—and create their own—powerful signs.
- Photo Essay: Awakening Creativity
Creativity Blossoms in the Great Migration
by Lily Yehposted Nov 18, 2011
- On the industrial outskirts of Beijing, the transient children of the world’s largest migration taught artist Lily Yeh about finding healing and rootedness in creative power.
Farming With the Wild
by Dan Imhoffposted Nov 05, 2011
- Photo Essay: How agriculture and wildlands can both flourish—together.
Occupy Oakland, in Pictures
posted Nov 04, 2011
- From rebuilding after a police raid to closing down the nation's fifth largest port, things have been busy at Occupy Oakland.
Posters to Occupy Everywhere
posted Nov 03, 2011
- Graphic designers put their stamp on the messages of the 99%.
It's Our Wall Street: Inside an American Occupation
posted Sep 23, 2011
- Photo essay: Inspired by the public protests of Egypt, Tunisia, and Spain, American demonstrators are nearly a week into their "occupation" of Wall Street.
Words That Inspire: Martin Luther King, Jr.
posted Sep 22, 2011
- What is fair to one person may not be fair to another. How can students become aware of injustice—at school, in your community, and in this world— and dig deeper to discover how they can transform injustice to justice?
by Rebecca Burgessposted Aug 19, 2011
- We often think about local food—but what about local fabric? Photos from one woman’s quest to know her “fibershed.”
Hands Across the Sand
posted Jul 15, 2011
- Photo essay: Scenes from a massive protest to protect beaches from Big Oil.
- The Innocents Photo Essay by Taryn Simon
Photo Essay: Crude Reflections from the Amazon
by Lou Dematteisposted May 04, 2011
- After enduring years of toxic dumping and rising cancer rates, indigenous Ecuadorians took oil giant Chevron to court to fight for the life of the rainforest—and its people.
US Uncut: Standing Up to Corporate Tax Dodgers
posted Mar 03, 2011
- Photo essay: "Austerity for us, prosperity for them"—and more signs from US Uncut's 50-city protests of corporate tax avoidance.