Young voices have stories
Young voices engaging issues with story
We need to bring more young people to the power of storytelling and the ways in which it will transform their world to a narrative they can share, learn from and grow with!
see what wikipedia says about Narrative: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narrative
In Connecticut it is happening with Campus Slammer a program of the Connecticut Storytelling Center www.connstorycenter.org Campus Slammer is an intercollegiate competition in story slams, five minute personal narrative stories shared for scores and prizes!
Mass Mouth Inc. has narrative story happening in the greater Boston area. www.massmouth.org Story Slams for adults and youth are scheduled regularly. Programs within the high schools are reaching young people where they are and giving them the tools to share their story. Check out the fresh faces of story in this StoriesLive® clip!
Youth Voice is defined and discussed in Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Youth_voice
There is a National Movement as well led by the Youth, Educators, and Storytellers Alliance / YES contact them and read more at: http://yesalliance.org
Faces of Youth in CT. Sharing Stories