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  • The Stories a Super Typhoon Made
    The Stories a Super Typhoon Made
    by Amrekha Sharma 11 November 2019

    The art of survival and healing on the fourth anniversary of typhoon Yolanda Before we enter into her tale, “The Faithful Gardener: A Wise Tale About That Which Can Never…

  • The Art of Change
    The Art of Change
    by Yewande omotoso 14 October 2019

    I recently found myself contemplating a rather overwhelming question about change. How exactly does it happen. I’d been given the opportunity by Greenpeace South Africa and the Climate Justice Programme…

  • Change through Storytelling. Reflections on my DDCR journey
    Change through Storytelling. Reflections on my DDCR journey
    by Stefan Blignaut 12 July 2019

    I remember when I was younger there was nothing that made me happier than waiting in bed for my father to come and tell me my bedtime story. His stories…

  • University of Michigan professors Jose Casas and Anita Gonzalez
    A New Storytelling Training from the University of Michigan
    by Tsering Lama 4 April 2019

    I’m jumping on here to share the news that the University of Michigan has recently launched a free online course entitled Storytelling for Change. Available through the edX platform, this…

  • A Year of Strategic Optimism
    A Year of Strategic Optimism
    by Travis Mushett 27 February 2019

    I’m guessing that 2018 was a rough year for most of us who care about the planet. The Report—yep, that one—told us that if the global community doesn’t take drastic…

  • Blockbuster Activism
    Blockbuster Activism
    by Travis Mushett 27 February 2019

    For decades, Hollywood’s conventional wisdom held that to appeal to “mainstream” (read: white) audiences, a film needed “relatable” (again, read: white) protagonists. Even movies that believed they were presenting progressive…

  • Telling Ourselves Stories: It’s not all about the ones in power
    Telling Ourselves Stories: It’s not all about the ones in power
    by Tsering Lama 27 February 2019

    Though narratives have always mattered, they’ve come into greater prominence, particularly in social justice movements. In every corner of the world, communities now critique and respond to mainstream narratives that…