2014-15 Recipients Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling

The Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling supports a model storytelling project that is service-oriented, based in a community or organization, and to some extent replicable in other places and situations. We are confident that the four projects above will inspire excellence in applied storytelling work and communicate to new audiences the humanitarian possibilities of storytelling. …

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2015-16 Recipient Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling

The Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling supports a model storytelling project that is service-oriented, based in a community or organization, and to some extent replicable in other places and situations. We are confident that the four projects above will inspire excellence in applied storytelling work and communicate to new audiences the humanitarian possibilities of storytelling. …

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Railroad Bill

sung by Mike Agranoff Click to listen agranoff-song I’ve always loved self-referential humor. Monty Python, Max Fleischer, and Warner Brothers cartoons used the device of a conflict between the author and his character to great effect.  This one was written by Andy Breckman, whom I first saw performing at the Philadelphia Folk Festival.  But he’s …

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Onawumi Jean Moss

Storytelling In Times Like These The focus of this teleconference is on storytelling as a pivotal instrument to spark interest in social change. Storytelling is an integral part of our consciousness. In the best of times it is sent forth to nurture our dreams, aspirations and our ability to think highly of ourselves and others. In …

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Elisa Pearmain

Putting Down the Burning Coal Transforming anger into forgiveness through story. Through the lens of several folktales, personal stories and case studies, Elisa will illustrate the impediments to forgiveness, particularly looking at the many functions of anger. She will also suggest approaches for shifting our held resentment stories toward those of getting our needs met …

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Lorna Czarnota

The brain is a powerful tool that signals all systems within the human body. Can we direct those messages? Scientists are constantly looking at how the body shapes attitude and how attitude shapes the body. As a storyteller and healing story consultant, Lorna Czarnota has utilized the power of story in her own life and …

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Linda Schuyler Ford

Linda’s work in therapeutic recreation with people living with Alzheimer’s disease and with their caregivers has led her to focus on the healing aspects of Story in recent years. This teleconference includes conversations about Story for the domains of Professionals, Family Members and Persons Living with Alzheimer’s Disease or Related Dementia. www.SchuylerFord.com Recorded December 8, …

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Carol Freya Soth

The Path of the Hero, Navigating Life’s Journey through Story, Art and the Hero’s Journey: A Program for Incarcerated and At-risk Youth In this presentation Carol will described the Brave Life Initiative program, and shared her experiences and stories over the last five years, using storytelling and art layered onto the hero’s journey with incarcerated young …

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