Outside the Lens is a 501(3)c organization based out of San Diego, CA. Since 2012 they have partnered with Peace Corps in Colombia to bring their youth development workshops to Peace Corps communities. The workshops utilize photography as the tool for self-expression and encouraging positive community engagement.
This manual explains the Outside the Lens methodology, offers ideas for how to offer the workshops in low-technology sites, and includes the lesson plans for 3 Outside the Lens workshops that have been tested and proven successful in country. Use the manual as a guide for bringing these projects to your community.