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ivoh | January 17, 2018

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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

Cloudscape Comics depicts refugee stories in Vancouver

September 12, 2017 |

Oliver McTavish-Wisden at work on a comic. Photo courtesy of McTavish-Wisden. 


By Allison Griner

Allison Griner is a freelance journalist and a 2013-2014 fellow with the International Reporting Program. Follow her on Twitter at @alligriner.




The story unspooled … Read More

Body Positive activists transcend gender

September 5, 2017 |

Body positive Instagrammer Troy Solomon. Image courtesy of Solomon.


By Elissa Sanci Elissa Sanci is a freelance New York-based journalist who covers a wide variety of topics ranging from arts & culture to local government. She is currently studying … Read More


Turquoise Mountain illuminates Afghan arts and culture

August 27, 2017 |

Views from inside the Turquoise Mountain exhibition at the Freer|Sackler galleries in Washington, DC. Photo credit: Kara Newhouse


By Kara Newhouse

Kara Newhouse is the creator and host of the Women in STEM podcast and a 2015 ivoh summit attendee. You can … Read More

Welcome to Widowhood: Finding community inside of grief (in the digital world)

August 24, 2017 |

Sergiusz, Rachael Cerrotti’s late-husband, enjoys the fourth of July nearby his in-laws home outside of Boston. It was his first Independence Day as a husband and an immigrant to the United States. July 2016. All images by and courtesy of Rachael … Read More

ivoh fellow Anna Claire Vollers shares how immigration changed Sand Mountain

August 21, 2017 |

David Uptain spent most of his 30-year career as an educator on Sand Mountain, in and around his hometown of Crossville, Ala. When immigration changed the landscape of his community, he worked to draw students of different backgrounds closer together. … Read More

Charlottesville solidarity vigils across the nation inspire unity

August 14, 2017 |

Community members gather in Saint Petersburg, Florida for a candlelight vigil to show solidarity with Charlottesville.  




The last time I attended a vigil was in February at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference (AWP), where … Read More

Radio Erena: A radio hotline for refugees fleeing dictatorship

August 14, 2017 |

A group of Eritrean refugees in Calais, France, return to an open field where they sleep, in an industrial area close to the city’s port. Photo by Allison Griner. 


By Allison Griner

Allison Griner is a freelance journalist and a … Read More

ivoh fellow Jaeah Lee spends a year with a mother whose son died in a police shooting

August 9, 2017 |

All photos by Erica Deeman and croutesy of Jaeah Lee.


By Jaeah Lee

‘Tickling Giants’ is more than just a documentary — it’s a wake up call

August 7, 2017 |

Bassem Youssef from “Tickling Giants” sits at The Daily Show desk. All photos courtesy of Sara Taksler. 


By Elissa Sanci Elissa Sanci is a freelance New York-based journalist who covers a wide variety of topics ranging from arts & culture to … Read More

ivoh fellow Ally Karsyn shares her story on divorce, dating & being childfree by choice

August 3, 2017 |

Ally Karsyn. Photo credit: Jordan Edens Photography. 


Editor’s note:This story was produced as part of an Images & Voices of Hope Restorative Narrative Fellowship, which supports media practitioners who want to tell stories of resilience in communities around the U.S. and abroad. ivoh … Read More