Weekly roundup: Our new story guide, and more!
Stories do a great job of humanizing social issues, but they may also personalize what are fundamentally political problems. How do we combine the personal and the political? That’s the topic of a chapter in the new Narrative Arts guide on “Storytelling and Social Change,” available as a downloadable PDF (sign-up required) or in an online magazine format.
And in other news…
The Communications Network looks at “the state of storytelling in philanthropy.”
Hatch for Good, the storytelling platform by Rockefeller Foundation, is now out of beta and has officially launched.
Classy blog talks about “5 organizations that are great at storytelling,” including Art Start, the Dyslexia Institute of Indiana, and more.
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