"...the more stories we tell, together, from a variety of perspectives, the more we will enrich our understanding of the human condition, our sense of the possible, and our acceptance of many diverse ways of being in the world."
Our mission is to capture and digitize personal narratives, compelling stories that move us to community action. With these narratives we hope to share what we've learned to help others with their journey of healing.
Narrative Therapy is a collaborative and non-pathologizing approach to counseling and community work which centers people as the experts of their own lives.
"Digital storytelling" is a relatively new term which describes the new practice of ordinary people who use digital tools to tell their 'story'. Digital stories often present in compelling and emotionally engaging formats, and can be interactive. One can define digital storytelling as the process by which diverse peoples share their life story and creative imaginings with others.
Chasing the American Dream
The video below features aspects of the Great Migration from George Starling's perspective (a character from The Warmth of Other Suns), American poet Richard Wright, my parent's own great migration, and photos from the study abroad trip I participated in as a part of the narrative theory course.