1. Meet the young surfers of The Wahine Project, a girls-only, nonprofit educational program that also teaches ocean conservation, physical conditioning, and responsible citizenship. With new friends, open minds and a global outlook, these young women are developing their confidence riding the green and blue swells of Monterey Bay.

    Photographed and recorded on location by Jay Dunn.

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  2. Independent and fearless, young fixed-gear bicycle riders in Salinas, California test their physical limits with track bikes built for racing. Challenging conventional norms, these messenger-style bikes without brakes are as individual as their owners, who straddle a fine line between safety and speed.

    Photographed and recorded on location by Jay Dunn.

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  3. Salinas painter Liam Da Leo uses graffiti themes, bold colors, and layered textures to unite disparate influences, bringing a street-smart, irreverent attitude to the Monterey County art scene. "Respect Through Sacrifice," a modern, edgy exhibition at the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, marks Da Leo as an artist to watch. * * * This multimedia presentation was a top three winner in the National Press Photographers Association's monthly competition.

    Photographed and recorded on location by Jay Dunn.

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  4. In the only advocacy program of its kind in the country, inmates Ed Munis and “Doc” Piper at the Correctional Training Facility in Soledad, California run a successful veterans service office, which helps ensure that incarcerated vets receive the benefits to which they are entitled. Navigating a labyrinth of rules and regulations, the pair has brought in millions of dollars for imprisoned vets and their families through careful research and hard work.

    Photographed and recorded on location by Jay Dunn.

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  5. In their daily lives, members of the Yaocuauhtli "Eagle Warrior" family practice the respect their Aztec ancestors taught was central to a harmonious existence. Seen through the lens of ritual and dance over the course of a year, this is an intimate look at the role ancient traditions play in informing our cultural identity as Americans. In English with Spanish subtitles. * * * This multimedia presentation won a First Place Gannett Award of Excellence for photojournalism, Second Place overall in 2013's "Best of Gannett," and a Blue Ribbon Finalist award in the California Newspaper Association's Better Newspapers Contest.

    Photographed and recorded on location by Jay Dunn.


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Photography-based multimedia projects with full, rich audio, illustrating the wide range of human interest, with an emphasis on cultural identity, dignity, community and social justice. A section of TheCalifornian.com created by Jay Dunn. The Salinas Californian, now part of the Gannett media family, has served the Salinas Valley since 1871.

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