Josh Schachter

Josh is a photographer, visual storyteller, educator, and cultural organizer who has worked for organizations throughout the U.S. to document issues from urban revitalization to food security. His images ( have been published internationally in books, magazines, newspapers, films and web sites, in venues ranging from the New York Times to the Navajo Times. Josh earned a master’s degree in environment management at the Yale School of Forestry and Environment Studies, where he explored the role of youth photography in facilitating personal and community transformation. Over the past 18 years he has facilitated community media workshops with youth, educators and nonprofit organizations in places ranging from New Delhi to Nigeria. Since 2005 he has developed a passion for digital storytelling and has facilitated digital storytelling workshops in the US and abroad.