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AboutGloria Muñoz, Author at ivoh

Gloria Muñoz

Gloria Muñoz is the Web Editor for Images and Voices of Hope (ivoh). Her experiences include teaching writing at universities and NGOs in the US and India, co-directing outreach programs with non-profits serving low-income first-generation students, and writing for print and online publications. Gloria's writing has been honored by the Estelle J. Zbar Poetry Prize, the Bettye Newman Poetry Award, the New York Summer Writer’s Institute Fellowship, the Doris Duke Foundation, and the Think Small to Think Big Artist Grant. She earned a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MFA from the University of South Florida. Gloria is also a co-founder of Pitch Her Productions, a non-profit production company dedicated to the advancement of women in the film industry. You can reach her at .

Posts By Gloria Muñoz

Visualizing stories of trauma through photojournalism and documentary film

December 14, 2015 |

The Image, Deconstructed group gathers for a picture after the 2013 workshop at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Photo Courtesy of Ross Taylor.


By: Rachael Cerrotti

Rachael Cerrotti is a Boston-based freelance photographer and writer, as … Read More

Graphic narrative gives voice to teens in solitary confinement

December 9, 2015 |

All images are used with permission from CIR and Michael Schiller. 




Spending 23 ½ hours straight in solitary confinement, in the box, is a means of extreme punishment for anyone to manage, let alone a teenager. “Why would … Read More

How one nonprofit campaign is fighting for better storytelling about war veterans

December 7, 2015 |

 Image used with permission from Got Your Six . 


By Julie Kliegman

Julie is the weekend editor for and a freelance journalist based in New York. She’s written for publications including BuzzFeed, Vox, Mental Floss, Paste, the … Read More

Donate to ivoh’s Restorative Narrative crowdfunding campaign

December 1, 2015 |

By Mallary Jean Tenore


Ever feel like you’re brought down by stories in the media? It’s an all-too-common common feeling. Between the recent attacks in Paris and Lebanon, school shootings, racial tensions, and migrant movements, there are plenty of traumatic and … Read More

Bilingual newsroom unites over diversity series

November 30, 2015 |

Screengrab from The Houstons Chronicle’s The Million series. 


By Allison Griner

Allison Griner is a freelance journalist and a 2013-2014 fellow with the International Reporting Program. Follow her … Read More

News organization offers trauma awareness and peer-support program for journalists

November 25, 2015 |

Kathy Jansen, left, a psychologist and trauma specialist with WellSpan, and Lt. Marc Junkerman (orange tie) of the Harford (Md.) County Sheriff’s Office, talked about trauma and peer-support to a group of Digital First Media journalists in March. (Jason Plotkin … Read More

5 good reads on courage, empathy, and gratitude

November 23, 2015 |

Photo, taken by Alice Driver, captures the changing light of Juárez, Mexico. Photo, which is a part of this photo-essay, is used with permission of Driver and Vice editors. 



During the past week of global grief and mending, we’ve … Read More

Journalist brings stories to the stage in community theatrical performance

November 20, 2015 |

Screengrab of Sister Circle performance video.  

By Natalie Coleman

Natalie Coleman is a freelance journalist based in Cincinnati. She writes creative nonfiction and long-form narrative journalism with a focus on civil rights, cultural criticism & human-interest stories. … Read More

Social media’s role in collective mourning and solidarity

November 18, 2015 |

In addition to the terrible attacks in Paris on Friday, November 13, numerous cities and countries around the world experienced mass loss and devastation. Globally, people reacted with sadness, anger, confusion, hopelessness, and solidarity.

As in recent national and global tragedies, Facebook … Read More

Transforming news of violence into stories of resilience

November 9, 2015 |

Moses Shumow, Marcela Moyano, Salma Abdelrahman, Eric Thompson and Regina Davis at the “Storytelling to Change the World” conference.

This story was written by Clara-Meretan Kiah. It was originally published on FIU News on November 6, 2015, as part of ivoh’s Restorative Narrative storytelling … Read More