A workshop transforming education.
An innovative workshop for classrooms to build connection and understanding to the lived experience of marginalized youth.
Each workshop engages your students in:
Story - Listening to an intimate story from a trained storyteller with lived experience of adversity as a youth
Reflection - Asking questions and engaging in meaningful group dialogue
Relationship - Building a personal relationship to the story through a guided creative process.
What do your students get out of it?
-An opportunity to discuss issues that are affecting themselves and their peers (ex. bullying, youth homelessness, mental illness)
-A collective sense of inclusivity and social awareness
-A greater individual capacity for deep listening and empathy
-A strategy for ongoing learning
We employ and train storytellers who have overcome a wide range of adverse lived experiences: lived experience of homelessness, addiction challenges, mental health challenges and more! Each storyteller is prepared and supported with professional training & coaching prior to an event and all storytellers come from stable, supported life situations in the present.
Get your school involved today!