Author Ben Camacho

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Ben Camacho is a freelance documentary photographer and investigative journalist at Knock LA. His work focuses on state-sponsored violence and the communities impacted by it. In 2018 and '19, he documented the asylum seekers at the US/MX border as an independent journalist. He curated "No Country May Claim Us", a photography exhibit at Golden Gate University School of Law which shared stories about seeking asylum as a person of color. He chairs the legal committee at IWW's Freelance Journalists Union, where he organizes to provide legal support to journalists across the country. He co-founded West Side Storytellers, a documentary production team. He enjoys street photography, shows and breathing clean air. May or may not possess a flash drive with 9,310 photos on it.