PHOTO

A small selection from the photography segment of RISERS. The photography focuses on the daily lives of Aura, Gerson, Douglas, and Brenda. 

DOUGLAS GONZALEZ (left) in the living room of his Columbia Heights apartment which he shares with his Mother (center). At the time this photo was taken his girlfriend (right) also lived in the apartment. 

DOUGLAS GONZALEZ (left) in the living room of his Columbia Heights apartment which he shares with his Mother (center). At the time this photo was taken his girlfriend (right) also lived in the apartment. 

BRENDA PEREZ in the bedroom she shares with her mother. Her numerous academic accomplishments adorn the walls.  The large purple monarch is a symbol of the immigration reform movement.

BRENDA PEREZ in the bedroom she shares with her mother. Her numerous academic accomplishments adorn the walls.  The large purple monarch is a symbol of the immigration reform movement.

AURA ALVAREZ with her roommate Reyna in the living room of their Shaw apartment.  They share a one-bedroom with Reyna's younger brother. 

AURA ALVAREZ with her roommate Reyna in the living room of their Shaw apartment.  They share a one-bedroom with Reyna's younger brother. 

GERSON QUINTEROS in the living room of his Petworth apartment.  He shares the apartment with his parents and step-brother. 

GERSON QUINTEROS in the living room of his Petworth apartment.  He shares the apartment with his parents and step-brother.