An Escape to Nature

Just days before Hurricane Sandy hit, a few of Polaris Project’s clients set out for a hike with staff members to enjoy the golds, oranges, and reds of the autumn leaves. A true escape to nature.

Before the hike began, each participant selected a quote or poem from a [...]

Confidence, Independence, and Photography

In February we launched a photography class for survivors of human trafficking in New Jersey. This program has served as a form of art therapy and has helped our clients build a concrete skill that enables them to express their own voice and tell the stories they want to tell. Several clients generously allowed us [...]

The Healing Power of Photography

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything,” said Aaron Siskind, a revered American photographer of the 30s and 40s. What each photographer chooses to catch on film is a creative [...]