26 July 2022 Voice of Witness Oral History Workshop Series

2022-07-26 16:00 - 17:00

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For nearly 15 years, Voice of Witness has honed an ethics-driven oral history methodology that cultivates powerful first-person narratives amplifying the voices of people directly impacted by—and fighting against—injustice.

We’ve adapted this approach into an online workshop series for advocates, educators, and organizations seeking to use storytelling to advance a project or mission.

Join us on Tuesday, July 26 at 4pm PT for a discussion about Mi María: Surviving the Storm, which shares 17 first-person stories of Hurricane María and its unjust aftermath within the colonial context of Puerto Rico. Despite widespread government-level failures, through these oral histories we repeatedly see communities rising together to take care of each other.

We’re excited to share that an editor and narrator from the book will stop by to join the conversation! RSVP here to receive the zoom link and purchase a copy if you don’t have one already.

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