When 6-year-old Desiree took my microphone to sing a song, she unwittingly belted out the theme of the day.
"You are so beautiful to me..." she sang out with all the emotion she could muster.
I couldn't help but think that was the theme of the day. We assembled 21 volunteer photographers and photo editors to create portraits of homeless families in Washington, DC. More than that, we wanted to share Desiree's message. You are beautiful and special to us.
You don't have to take my word for it. I share interviews with our volunteers and the Edgewood Brookland Family Support Collaborative staff.
Listen to the recording
The Day in Review
Some photos of the day
Images by Whitney Rowland.
About Edgewood Brookland Family Support Collaborative
Jill Rothman, documentary photographer
Trevor Mayo, photo editor
Mark Schneider, photo editor
Dwight Jefferson, photo editor
LeRoy Armstead, portrait photographer
Monica Hunt, photo editor
Jeanine Cummins, portrait photographer
Kevin Claiborne, portrait photographer
Denise & Steven Hill, portrait photographers
William Gibson, portrait photographer
Tony Brooks, photo editor
Jared Holt, photographer
Rick A Dean, portrait photographer
Joann Bostic, portrait photographer
Dee Ellison, documentary photographer
Elanor Wainscott, documentary photographer
Zenia Boswell, portrait photographer
Youchun Yao, portrait photographer
Whitney Rowland, documentary photographer
Robert Valencia, photo editor
Marshana Cole, volunteer
Thanks to Our Amazing Partner
Edgewood Brookland Family Support Collaborative