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A grocery basket is seen in the crook of someone's arm as they wait to be served at a supermarket meat counter.

Jessenia Prado is a photographer and college student who documented pollution in her Southeast Chicago neighborhood for a joint project between the Center for Contemporary Photography and the Chicago Sun-Times. She’s one of several participants throughout the city to participate in the documentation project.

Jessenia Prado

A grocery basket is seen in the crook of someone's arm as they wait to be served at a supermarket meat counter.

Jessenia Prado is a photographer and college student who documented pollution in her Southeast Chicago neighborhood for a joint project between the Center for Contemporary Photography and the Chicago Sun-Times. She’s one of several participants throughout the city to participate in the documentation project.

Jessenia Prado

User-generated photo project documents pollution in Chicago neighborhoods

The project is currently making a push to include more Spanish-speaking participants.

Jessenia Prado is a photographer and college student who documented pollution in her Southeast Chicago neighborhood for a joint project between the Center for Contemporary Photography and the Chicago Sun-Times. She’s one of several participants throughout the city to participate in the documentation project.

Jessenia Prado

   

The Chicago Sun-Times and The Center for Contemporary Photography have teamed up for a project documenting climate change and pollution in Chicago neighborhoods.

Reset learns more about the photo project and speaks with a few of the participants.



GUESTS: Anthony Vazquez, visual journalist for the Chicago Sun-Times

Marcus Alleyanne, photography project participant

‭Jessenia Prado, photography project participant

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