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Prevention Gets Visual: A conversation about Photovoice

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On this podcast, Sally Laskey, NSVRC Evaluation Coordinator talks to collaborative partners from PhotoVoice Worldwide and local preventionists in Ohio that worked with the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence in creating a culturally responsive and anti-violence centric toolkit on how to use Photovoice in sexual violence prevention work.


Sally J. Laskey, NSVRC evaluation coordinator,

Erica Belli (she/her), Educator and Project Manager at Photovoice Worldwide,

Stephanie Lloyd (she/her), MA, Consulting Lead at Photovoice Worldwide,

Lisa Huendorf, she/her pronouns, education specialist at a Federally Qualified Health Center in Northeast Ohio,

Eliza Sabo (she/her) OSU Sexual Violence Advocacy Coordinator with the Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio (SARNCO)


PhotovoiceWorldwide (PVWW) and the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence (OAESV). (2023). OAESV Photovoice Toolkit. Marlborough, MA and Independence, OH: PVWW and OAESV.


In this Toolkit, you will find information on the benefits of doing a photovoice project, organizing your sessions and tasks, and aiming for impact. There are chapters on planning your project, using photovoice in evaluation, ensuring participant and community safety, taking photographs, writing captions, theming, speaking to power, and promoting inclusion and participation. Each chapter links to the Toolkit outline and to documents provided in the appendices, including handouts, forms, and references.


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Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence (OAESV)


Photovoice Worldwide


Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire; Donaldo Macedo


NSVRC Evaluation Toolkit


NSVRC Mapping Evaluation Video Podcast with Cierra Olivia Thomas-Williams gives a glimpse into how PhotoVoice was used in a community-specific prevention program with unexpected results. Find out more about this project and the tools they used by reading this guide: Sidewalks to Sexual Violence Prevention: a guide to exploring social inclusion with adults with developmental & intellectual disabilities.

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