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The Mission of Outside the Lens San Diego Non-Profit

Outside the Lens empowers youth to use photography, filmmaking and digital media to create change within themselves, their community and their world. Our innovative program engages youth, encourages them to tell their stories and teaches them that participation in their community’s future makes a difference. We use cameras and digital media along with a proven educational strategy that allows youth to think creatively, engage in issues that are important to them and advocate for social change.