Photo by : Win Maw, 13-year-old Burmese migrant girl in Khao Lak, received an award from National Geographic Thailand in 2005
InSIGHT OUT! Photo Storytelling Project
InSIGHT OUT! Photo Storytelling Project
InSIGHT OUT! Photo Storytelling Project
InSIGHT OUT! Photo Storytelling Project


InSIGHT Out! trains children and teenagers affected by conflict, natural disasters and socio-economic discrimination to express themselves through photographs and stories.

InSIGHT Out! encourages cross-cultural exchange between youth from diverse ethnic, racial and religious communities.

InSIGHT Out! promotes leadership through youth presenting their photo stories at schools and exhibits.

InSIGHT Out! gives youth a fun experience while exploring their personal, community and cultural identity through storytelling.


Our workshops often bring together youth from divided or diverse communities to make new friends and find common interests through storytelleing.

Phang-nga, Thailand: Thai-Muslim, Thai-Buddhist, indigenous Moken and Burmese migrant youth in villages recovering from the Asian tsunami and economic disparities. 2005-2008 Banda Aceh, Indonesia: youth displaced by both the tsunami disaster and the civil war. 2005-2006 Pattani, Narathiwat and Yala, Thailand: Muslim and Buddhist youth in the restive border provinces. 2008-2010 Koh Paynee, Thailand: youth from low-income fishermen families. 2007 Burma/Myanmar: children of former political prisoners and ethnic Kachin youth living in camps for internally displaced refugees. 2013-2015 Bronx, New York: teenagers aged out of foster care.2009 San Francisco, California: Latino children of migrant and refugee parents. 2011-2016 Jersey City, New Jersey: LGBTQ young adults in Jersey City. 2012 the Philippines: indigenous Kalinga youth in the Cordeillera mountains. 2013.


•Guide youth affected by social, political or economic challenges in creative expression through photography, writing and storytelling.

•Publish stories by youth in mainstream and online media and curate public exhibitions.

•Organize Youth Ambassadors to share their stories through public speaking at exhibitions and meeting civil society leaders.

Our Recent WorkShop

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Behind The Scenes

Host an InSIGHT Out! Exhibition

Please let us know of any gallery interested in sponsoring an exhibition of our young people's photographs and writing.

We welcome donations of new or very good condition digital cameras, tablets or computers.

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About InsightOut!

The InSIGHT OUT! team is available to work world wide.

INSIGHT OUT! Photo Storytelling Project

Link InSIGHT Out! Young People to Young People in your School District

Contact us if you are educator or youth worker interested in initiating a social media exchange with our participants.

Publish Stories created by our Youth

InSIGHT Out! seeks partnerships with media to publish the photographs and stories created by our participants.