SEE US follows six diverse and visually impaired young adults, Kaitlyn, Aolani, Karla, Alex, Jayden, and Lassana, as they navigate growing up and acclimating themselves to following their desired career paths. This photo book captures moments in their lives as they work as interns through the summer and fall of 2019. Each of them is participating in the Career Discovery Project, a unique internship program that allows visually impaired students to gain work experiences that match their career aspirations
The intimate photos are accompanied by quotes, and excerpts of their stories, giving readers insight into the lives, experiences, and feelings. What readers will find in common across all six participants is their determination, perseverance, and tenacity to accomplish their goals and not be held back by their impairment.
Kaitlyn, The Independent Spirit - Kaitlyn's goal is a career in health care.
Aolani, The Creator - is a young and talented digital artist with an eye on a career in this field.
Karla, The Activist - one of the more experienced interns in the Career Discovery Project, spent her summer assisting senior citizens in applying for American Citizenship. A social activist by heart, Karla plans to seek a career in Immigration Law.
Alex, The Underdog - was a recent college graduate when he started his internship with the Career Discovery Project. He is a fast learner yet is often underestimated. He has already secured a permanent full-time job working in a museum.
Jayden, The Dancer - danced his way into the hearts of his co-workers and even taught ballet classes to younger students. Highly confident in his abilities, this multi-talented young man is on a clear path to accomplish any goal he sets his sights on.
Lassana, The Ball Player - is getting a second chance at success after his days of playing basketball were cut short due to losing some of his vision. He's determined to stay connected to the sport and desires to work in sports media.