Tim Matsui Wins $25K Fledgling Fund Grant for Sex Trafficking Project

By David Walker

From "Leaving the Life:" Lisa in her robe. ©Tim Matsui

From “Leaving the Life:” Lisa in her robe. ©Tim Matsui

Photographer Tim Matsui, who has focused on stories about sexual violence and human trafficking for the past decade, has won a $25,000 Fledgling Fund grant for his project called “Leaving the Life.” Matsui will use the grant to engage audiences and spur dialogue about sex trafficking of minors in the US. He plans to produce several videos, each about 15 minutes in length, tailored for different audiences. For instance, one of the videos will examine prostitution among minors from the perspective of law enforcement, which traditionally treats minors in the …read more

Via: PDN Pulse

    

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