Posts Tagged as ‘storytelling’

KONY 2012: Why it’s time to put the “rescue” story to bed

From Breakthrough president and CEO Mallika Dutt: Jason Russell and Invisible Children know that a powerful story can change the world. But by characterizing essentially all Ugandans as either war criminals or helpless victims, the massively viral KONY 2012 manages to flatten its subject rather than deepen it. Which is to say: it fails the [...]

March 13, 2012 by Mallika Dutt | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: @ joegerstandt- Story Circle Network: for women with stories to tell

Check our this twitter post from our friend joegerstandt: Stories and circles…both powerful RT @storytellin Story Circle Network: For Women with Stories to Tell http://bit.ly/Vp6jR The link takes you to the Story Circle Network, an online forum for women to share narratives about personal and social struggles using different types of mixed media. Forums like [...]

August 17, 2009 by akshay | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: Say “Si Se Puede 2.0″ at Netroots Nation and you’ll learn about immigration

Are you going to Netroots¬†in Pittsburgh in a few weeks? We’ll we are, and hope if you are, you’re coming to our panels that highlight our upcoming and recent immigration work.¬† The Si Se Puede 2.0 panel will center on ways to encourage people to take interest in immigration reform using online and offline strategies, [...]

July 23, 2009 by katherine | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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