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People of Color and Mental Illness Photo Project

A project in by Dior Vargas

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Professional portraits that humanize the experience of mental illness as well as amplify the voices of marginalized communities.
Backers: 97
Average Pledge Per Backer: $67

Funded: $6,535 of $6,000
Dates: Jun 18th -> Jul 21st (33 days)
Project By: Dior Vargas
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Latest News

We've Made Our Goal!

July 18th - via:
WE DID IT! WOOT!  Thank you all so much for your generous support and encouragement during this amazing journey. I'm so excited to get these photos out into the world and start these important conversations in the communities who need it the most.... (Read More)

Last Week!

July 10th - via:
Hey everybody! So here we are, 3 more days left of the campaign with only $679 left to raise! I can't express how thankful I am to all of you who have contributed to this project. It truly means the world to me. In other news: I'm spending my weekend... (Read More)

11 days left to go!

July 9th - via:
Hey everyone! We are almost at the $2,000 mark with 11 days to go! I know we can do this. :) In promotional news: I was this week's Women Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday for Latina Magazine where I discussed my work with mental health and the... (Read More)

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July 1st - via:
Hello all! It's the end of week two of the campaign and we are now at $1,605! I'm so thankful to everyone who have donated thus far. Please share with anyone who might want to contribute. So last week I said I would be updating you all on a related... (Read More)

Updates: First Launch Week!

June 26th - via:
Hey everyone! In this first week alone we have raised $1,427 for this campaign! Woot! Thanks so much to you all for your support. It means a lot to me.  In other news, this campaign has been covered by some well known outlets and I'm so grateful for... (Read More)

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