Local Fellows 2019



“In a collaboration with Bay City News Foundation, I will explore different communities to shed light on their triumphs, hardships, and joys. My approach in photography is to always listen and see the person first, document last.”


yesica prado

“As someone who lives in her vehicle, and with editing and management from the San Francisco Public Press, I’m well positioned to understand these political and cultural dynamics and document them visually.”


Sebastián Hidalgo

“I will collaborate with community members, organizations and the Salinas Californian to build a more inclusive approach to my visual storytelling, and create a toolkit for reporting engagement that will live beyond my time as a fellow.”