BIPOC Community Contributions in Volunteerism and Civic Engagement Poster Project

Completed by a Social Work Student from the MacEwan University, the purpose of this Photovoice project was to challenge the lack of representation and acknowledgement in the nonprofit sector, related to helping from the BIPOC community. Dominant discourse and ideology through a neoliberal and western cultural lens highlights deficit-based constructs when it comes to community engagement with BIPOC folks. Through Photovoice and storytelling, we can challenge this deficit-based perspective with positive examples of BIPOC people contributing to community through volunteerism and civic engagement.

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