The Young Visionaries

Summary of organization/program

The Young Visionaries is both an educational program and a collective of visual artists and educators, wherein the education of youth in Toronto takes place, specifically providing education on the subjects of photography and cinematography. The organization is based at 377 Dundas Street West (in the downtown core of Toronto) and was founded by Ajani Charles -– an award-winning, Toronto-based photographer, filmmaker, journalist and writer with a passion for the arts, education and helping others. The collective aims to bring the highest quality of photography and cinematography-related education to youth throughout the Greater Toronto Area, with priority being given to those youth who live throughout the underserved regions of the GTA. The Young Visionaries features some of the most well-known and accomplished photographers, filmmakers and educators in Canada and abroad, contributing their countless hours of experience towards the objective of educating youth on what they know best. 

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  • Youth

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