Ralph Rucci Hosts a Benefit for Positive Exposure
Several hundred supporters of the charity Positive Exposure an arts, education and advocacy organization that works with individuals living with genetic differences, were treated Thursday at Ralph's showroom with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, silent auction, and a film preview of the trailer from Kartemquin Films documentary on the charity.
Rick Guidotti, founder and director spoke passionately and at length on the how and why he started the charity. Rick is a former New York fashion photographer who has devoted the last 12 years in developing cross-sector partnerships with health organizations and educational institutions supporting Positive Exposure's use of the visual arts to significantly impact the fields of genetics, mental health and human rights.
Positive Exposure conducts Self-Esteem/Self-Advocacy photographic and interview workshops in collaboration with people living with genetic conditions. Positive Exposure also presents diversity workshops and portable, sustainable educational and human rights programs and multi media exhibitions for physicians, nurses, genetic counselors, health care professionals-in-training, universities, elementary and secondary schools, legislators and the general public.