VisAbility is a Photovoice-inspired program designed to empower and enable Iowa City residents with disabilities to advocate for local change through photography and community discussion.
VisAbility is an annual program where participants will learn to take photographs around their community that represent their disability experience in and around Iowa City. Throughout the time people are taking photographs and after the photographs are developed, A2I plans to hold both peer and community discussion events to empower participants and bring additional importance to their photographic work. We hope to coordinate a traveling exhibit of the photographs around Iowa City and hold exhibit opening celebrations at each location for community discussion opportunities. From the discussions, we plan to collaborate with local policy professionals to develop Iowa City policy recommendations to continue creating a more equitable community for all abilities!
Check below for the latest VisAbility event dates. For location information, please contact A2I.
Applications for the 2019 VisAbility program are now closed. Check back for the next chance to join Visability!
If you are interested in participating in this program in the future, please let us know by using our Contact Us page. Community interest is what drives our programming here at Access 2 Independence, and we love hearing from you!
Are you looking for a creative volunteer opportunity in Iowa City?
We are currently looking for volunteers for the VisAbility program. If you are interested in donating your time to a creative program in Iowa City, you’ve found the right place!
Here are a few examples of VisAbility volunteer tasks:
- Computer lab support working with Micro SD cards
- Camera troubleshooting working with participants
- Group discussion facilitation
- 2020 Exhibit development
- Fundraising for VisAbility 2020
Please contact Sarah Martinez at email@example.com for more details about how you can volunteer with this program.