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 […]

How do you connect with the most connected generation?

Connection

Generation Z is entering the marketplace – so how do we “connect with the most connected generation?” This article suggests storytelling may yield the results. Interested in learning more about storytelling, join us this fall for our new workshop. Click here to learn more. Read the full article here.  

Storytelling with a Moral Compass

Storytelling

Storytelling today is frequently portrayed as a solution that is inherently virtuous. It conjures images of grandma reading to children, elders around a fire, an ancient and noble practice with an elevated almost unknowable mystique. At the core of storytelling is learning: next to direct experience, stories are the way humans have always assimilated knowledge. […]