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Our March 2018 newsletter is out! Check out featured projects by Zackary Canepari, Jessica Dimmock, Stefano De Luigi and Nichole Sobecki, along with workshops, exhibitions and recent publications.

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Mother Jones recently published a piece with text by Julie Winokur and photos by Ed Kashi about immigrant detention in the United States.

Julie writes, “When asylum seekers arrive in the United States they face a harsh reality. The ones who aren’t illegally turned away at the border are often sequestered, shackled, and transported to a detention facility that resembles prison.”

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Between the Lines examines the over policed and under protected, life between us and them: examining police-community relations.

Carlos Javier Ortiz has been shortlisted for the 2018 Catchlight Fellowship which “recognizes excellence in the novel use of photography to depict and bring awareness to challenging social issues.” His project “Between the Lines” examines the over policed and under protected, life between us and them: examining police-community relations. The Fellowship, which includes $30,000 awarded to each of three photographers, will be announced on April 2, 2018.

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Applications for Ron Haviv’s “Photojournalism And Responsible Storytelling In Today’s World” workshop in Milan must be submitted by April 9, 2018.

This intense, multi-session workshop will teach participants how to forge their own path as a photographer while still adhering to the highest standards of responsible journalism.

This workshop is part of the VII Tutor Program — a partnership with Officine Fotografiche Milano.

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Out today in Bloomberg Businessweek is Nichole Sobecki’s cover story “Made in Ethiopia, by China.”

Fast fashion finds a new home in the Horn of Africa, where tax incentives, promises of infrastructure development, and ultra-cheap labor are drawing in companies producing for Guess, Levi’s, H&M and other labels. The Hawassa Industrial Park is only the most recent part of a vast centralized scheme: since 2014, Ethiopia has opened four giant, publicly owned industrial parks; it plans eight more by 2020.

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