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Storytelling

How GlobalGirl Media, WriteGirl & The Op-Ed Project are helping women strengthen their voices, writing

August 13, 2014 |

WriteGirl participants are taught to let their voices be heard. (Photo used with permission from WriteGirl.)

 

By Megy Karydes

Megy is an Images & Voices of Hope freelancer who lives in Chicago. You can follow her on Twitter at @Megy.

 

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Creators of A Fourth Act seek to amplify the connection between storytellers & communities

June 18, 2014 |

Photo taken by Jamie Francis/Blue Chalk Media. Used with permission.

 

 

 

A love for storytelling brought Laura Lo Forti and Andrew Devigal together in the early 2000s. Now, the couple is married with a 4-year-old daughter Viola, and … Read More

Why we need more media makers to be ‘builders’ who tell stories of resilience

January 23, 2014 |

In a New York Times column earlier this week, David Brooks wrote about how to support people who are suffering from trauma and loss. The column is drawn from a compelling Soujourners piece written by Catherine Woodiwiss, who is recovering from … Read More

Redefining ‘happy endings’ in nonfiction storytelling

January 20, 2014 |

As children, we grow up reading fairytale-like stories with happy endings. Problems are solved and people end up happy and in love. Everything is wrapped up nicely with a pretty bow.

As we get older, we realize that not everyone … Read More

Kerry Washington: ‘It is through stories that we understand ourselves and each other’

January 9, 2014 |

If you like political thrillers, you’ve probably heard of or seen “Scandal,” an ABC show starring Kerry Washington.

As a fan of the show, I wanted to find out more about Washington. I started reading about her and stumbled upon her 2013 … Read More