The American Story

The American Story

A recent article posted in the NY Times, The Unifying American Story, shares how, until recently, American had a story that gave an understanding of why the country exists. A brief excerpt from the article, “We have a lot of crises in this country, but maybe the foundational one is the Telos Crisis, a crisis of purpose. Many people […]

Sandplay – A free and protected space

Sandplay

Sandplay Therapy is shared in this video through elegant narratives of casework by Dr. Kalff.  Sandplay is a method where a free and protected space is created for individuals to explore their thoughts and feelings, much like Stories for Society’s Island Method.

Inspirational Organizations: Scheherazade

Scheherazade

“Stories can conquer fear you know.  They can make the heart bigger.” — Ben Okri Scheherazade is dedicated to empowering women and girls in migrant, refugee, and undeserved rural populations through participatory theatre.  They are committed to overcoming a world-view of poverty, lack and limitation by developing new models of transformative personal leadership for social change.” Learn […]

Inspirational Organizations: The Change Collective

The Change Collective

“The Change Collective (TCC) is a community of creative practitioners connected through a belief that the arts can be transformative. The collective are coming together to see if they can instigate and support meaningful change at all levels, from the personal to the social. In an increasingly unstable and complex world, TCC wants to explore new ways of using the arts and […]

Lift Off with Donovan Livingston

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An excerpt from Donovan Livingston’s convocation address at Harvard University, Faculty of Education: “I was in the 7th grade, when Ms. Parker told me, “Donovan, we can put your excess energy to good use!” And she introduced me to the sound of my own voice. She gave me a stage. A platform. She told me […]