American Refugees project

Check this out! Seattle University has brought together people who are living with homelessness with award-winning animators and created a series of short films on themes of homelessness in the US. It’s a powerful set of stories.

Generational theory

I’m not always a big fan of generational theories, because they can pigeon hole people. But I think they can also be a way to open up imagination. Here’s a lovely little prezi that does that:

CDS starts a blog!

The Center for Digital Storytelling, a community of people and resources that have been at the heart of the digital storytelling movement for more than 20 years, has just begun a blog — the Storycenter Blog – which promises to be a rich resource for all of us who are trying to do this work …

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Scenario 3

You are a group of friends gathered at a dinner table.  A young black man comes rushing through your door. He yells: “they have my mother and father!” He explains that they have been arrested, accused of providing free health care to an immigrant group of youth. In a world without churches, how do you …

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Scenario 2

You are a part of a family, your sister Joanne and her partner have adopted a baby. They have decided to name the new baby after their good friend Rachel. Joanne reaches out to you, her family, and asks for your assistance on how everyone could welcome the new baby into the family. How do …

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Scenario 1

You and your team work at Google, you are waiting for Rachel to arrive for the 9AM daily meeting. At 9: 30AM you are informed that Rachel died over the weekend. It is an unexpected death. In a world without churches how do you and your colleagues respond in a shared public way? There is …

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Remnants storyline

First draft by Ken Evers Hood: The year is 2045. The institutional church crumbling in North America in 2015 is little more than a memory today. After years of denying science, resisting changing attitudes towards the role of women and sexual minorities, leadership incompetence and clergy sex abuse the church moved from being viewed as …

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