The Opportunity, or Not, to Be American

The New York Times -- Jon Lowenstein's focus now is Escondido, a small city north of San Diego, whose population is more than 40 percent Hispanic. Working with the University of San Diego Trans-Border Institute, he will be using his images to engage faith leaders and youth groups from various backgrounds in a dialogue around migration.

Last week, the Open Society Documentary Photography Project awarded Mr. Lowenstein an Audience Engagement Grant to explore how his images can advance social change. (Full Story