Youth PhotoVoice Project

PhotoVoice was used to assist youth to reflect upon and critically analyze what they consider health means within the context of their community.  Empowerment was done by giving youth cameras and asking them to take photographs of their everyday experiences as it related to their health. The intent of this project was for youth to document their day to day living environment in a health context, capturing both areas of struggles and strengths. The broader aim of this study was to promote critical dialogue to reach policy makers and the public about health concerns regarding youth within the community.  A community forum was set up to share the pictures and stories from the youth within their community.