A few months ago, I was fortunate enough to take the portraits of a selection of students and staff at CHEFS, a culinary program run by Episcopal Community Services. This amazing program trains homeless and low-income residents for various positions in the food service industry and has an 80% job placement rate.
The good folks at San Francisco Magazine have included a selection of my portraits to appear in their Affinities section of their August print issue. Many others have followed suit and the story was even picked up by Jason Kottke.
I am looking for additional food publications interested in covering this amazing program and help spread the word. I have held back a set of beautiful portraits especially for this purpose so it would be previously unpublished content. Drop me a line if you’d like to help: firstname.lastname@example.org
The people who work for the program all glowed with determination and kindness. I so admire their efforts to help make San Francisco a better city by helping some of the most vulnerable citizens find dignified jobs.
From SF Magazine’s August Issue.
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