Telling a Story, Building Their Confidence

Garner News (Wake and Johnston County, NC), March 20, 2012 Summary: On March 10, North Garner Middle School and the Garner Educational Foundation (GEF) teamed together for the ninth annual Garner Storytelling Festival. The festival hosted professional speakers including Willa Brigham, an Emmy award winner, Timmy and Susana Abell, John Golden and Cyndi Bailey Morgan.…

Telling a Story, Building Their Confidence

Garner News (Wake and Johnston County, NC), March 20, 2012 Summary: On March 10, North Garner Middle School and the Garner Educational Foundation (GEF) teamed together for the ninth annual Garner Storytelling Festival. The festival hosted professional speakers including Willa Brigham, an Emmy award winner, Timmy and Susana Abell, John Golden and Cyndi Bailey Morgan.…

Festival Revives Traditional Art of Storytelling

The Gulf Today (Sharjah, United Arab Emirates), March 18, 2012 Summary: Committed to sharing the delight of traditional Arabic art forms with new generations of children and young people, the Abu Dhabi Festival’s Community Programme is hosting a range of workshops and performances focused on storytelling. Reviving the art of storytelling, as well as traditional…

Domestic Violence Week Uses Storytelling to Inspire Healing

The Spectator (Seattle University, Seattle, WA), February 22, 2012 Summary: Last week was the second annual Domestic Violence Awareness Week at Seattle University. In spreading awareness on survival and healing, several speakers, including the Thrivers Action Group, or TAG, came to share their stories and spread social awareness. According to TAG member Trese Todd, domestic…

USA Network Catches ’em Young: Characters Unite Program Tours Los Angeles, Teaches Diversity

Variety (Los Angeles, CA) , February 13, 2012 Summary: USA Network has gone well beyond public service announcements with its Characters Unite initiative, which aims to promote tolerance and acceptance of people from diverse backgrounds. This year’s campaign has incorporated a national storytelling tour featuring notable figures, including some USA stars, sharing stories of their…