This year CatchLight projects reached more than an estimated 60 million people. See how:

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Case Studies

Each CatchLight fellowship project and engagement activity is presented here as a case study. See how our fellowships help foster a better understanding of the world.

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lines and lineage

Find out how this project is changing how students understand the history of the U.S./Mexico border.

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Out of bounds

See how Brian Frank and CatchLight are helping formerly incarcerated youth find their visual voices and create new visions of justice.

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beckon us from home

See how Sarah Blesener is engaging youth in conversations on national identity and patriotism in their own lives.

Dimensions of Impact  

Through the medium of visual storytelling, CatchLight exists to create powerful transformations in the way people understand complex issues of justice, tolerance, and the common good. To better understand our impact, we rigorously measure the difference we make across three dimensions: artist impact, community impact, and social issue impact. Watch this page as we share impacts and insights on the current state of visual storytelling in today's evolving media world.

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Artist impact

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Community impact

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Social issue impact


Banner image: © 2017 CatchLight Fellow Brian L. Frank