Photojournalist, Writer & Host of the blog America Speaks
Originally from New York City, Tish Lampert work focuses on human rights issues. She worked with the Cesar Chavez movement for migrant worker’s rights and the Navajo Nation. Her “in the field” investigations include Human Rights Watch, The Fund for Peace, Concierge, Voices for a Free South Africa, The Africa Project, The Los Angeles School District, Tap-Tap, Art Miles Mural Project. For five years she served as media director and photographer for Voices of African Mothers, an accredited NGO at the United Nations. Lampert has served as the senior documentarian, for CAP (Conflict Awareness Program). Her photographs from the Congo have been exhibited at UCLA, Laguna Beach, Malibu, and New York.
Ms. Lampert is a 2013 and 2019 recipient of a Nathan Cummings Family Foundation Grant for her twenty years of chronicling U.S. citizens exercising their First Amendment Rights. The project is endorsed by Martin Sheen, Harry Belafonte, Howard Gordon, Vice President Kamala Harris, to name a few. In June 2013, Ms. Lampert exhibited images from this collection at the United Nations.
Ms. Lampert’s photographs are part of numerous private collections both corporate and individual. A list of her writing is available upon request, as is a forthcoming exhibition schedule.
America Speaks Podcast is the companion series to Lampert’s photographic book and select shows can be heard on Apple Podcasts and numerous platforms.
Learn more at https://www.tishlampert.org/