Peacebuilding with Youth in Bosnia – Herzegovina


Through 2014-2015 the Stories for Society team will visit the Prijedor region of Bosnia-Herzegovina to train teachers and community leaders in the Island Method. Peacebuilding with Youth through the Arts in Bosnia-Herzegovina, is a collaborative project with Most Mira, Bridge of Peace.  Most Mira has been working in the Prijedor region for over five years, using art to […]

Exploring the Value of Intercultural Experience


On Sunday, 6 April, Stories for Society founder Julie Lindahl facilitated a story-making session for AFS Intercultural Education, an organization that has been committed to global exchanges of high school age students between countries since 1948. The story-making session with AFS staff and volunteers explored the value of intercultural exchange and of creating global citizens. […]

New Swedish-based Research Project on Tolerance


Researchers at Umeå University led by Professor of Sociology Mikael Hjerm are trying to figure out what tolerance really means to us. Is it just about being permissive? Is it about accepting difference or is it about having esteem for differences? A pilot study based on a survey launched this spring seeks additionally to learn […]

Redefining the Future with a Story


In his talk at The Power of Purpose Summit, David Hopkins, the creator of the first social entrepreneurship program at a liberal arts college in the United States and Campaign Director of GameChangers500 (ranking businesses as a force for good), highlights the importance of the story you tell in order to ‘make money and make […]

Ten Inspiring Women


March 8th was International Women’s Day.  In celebration of women globally, we are excited to share Glamour’s list, prepared by TED, of the ten most inspiring moments for women on the TED stage where we believe some of today’s most engaging stories are being told.  View the list here, get watching and feel inspired!