C.E.A. will be structured into five youth programs:

  • Photography Training: focusing on developing technical photography skills
  • Behind the Scenes Project: focusing on developing entrepreneurial skills
  • In My Own Words: focusing on the development of writing skills
  • Exposure: focusing on mentoring and internships
  • N2: a neighborhood newsletter combining the skills gained from the four programs above


Professional photographers, writers, and graphic artists will mentor students in each program. Participants will engage in activities including:

  • Developing portfolios through special events photography
  • Portraiture
  • Commercial photography
  • Photojournalism for newspapers, magazines, and websites.