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Marginalization | Injustice | Poverty | Gender | Reconciliation | Race | Podcast, Essays, and Short Stories Nationwide

Marginalization | Injustice | Poverty | Gender | Reconciliation | Race | Podcast, Essays, and Short Stories Nationwide

Marginalization | Injustice | Poverty | Gender | Reconciliation | Race | Podcast, Essays, and Short Stories Nationwide

Marginalization | Injustice | Poverty | Gender | Reconciliation | Race | Podcast, Essays, and Short Stories Nationwide

Marginalization | Injustice | Poverty | Gender | Reconciliation | Race | Podcast, Essays, and Short Stories Nationwide

Marginalization | Injustice | Poverty | Gender | Reconciliation | Race | Podcast, Essays, and Short Stories Nationwide

Marginalization | Injustice | Poverty | Gender | Reconciliation | Race | Podcast, Essays, and Short Stories Nationwide

Marginalization | Injustice | Poverty | Gender | Reconciliation | Race | Podcast, Essays, and Short Stories Nationwide

Marginalization | Injustice | Poverty | Gender | Reconciliation | Race | Podcast, Essays, and Short Stories Nationwide

 

Stories Connect invites conversation from the margins.

Stories Connect is a recorded conversation, event convener and arts collaborator that pursues the idea that we are all the others. Using deep personal connection as a basis for analysis, we ask our listeners to join us as we ask the difficult question, what does it mean to engender marginalization?

Our essayists bring personal triumph and tragedy as they seek to inform transformational movements. Our recorded conversations seek to challenge normative identity and our artists encourage us to invoke nuance and challenge ideas around fact.

Stories Connect is guided by the principles that invite diverse communities to abide in the discomfort of difference. We don’t pathologize communities, recognizing that people are diverse in their thinking, access, ability and, most importantly, in spirit. We amplify the voices of those who actually, and mostly, suffer and speak from that perspective. We consistently identify and reject whiteness and maleness as the voice of authority, understanding that how we discuss, legitimizes what we seek to undo. We encourage expanded thinking around vested interest, understanding that what is happening is not just happening to the other, but to the self also. It is here that we hope you will find a voice that speaks and invites, in healthy, uncomfortable ways and that you will find political, social and economic exploration that responds to you and to your work.