religion

Stitched into the Community

“Relationship-building ended up being really the glue that helped sort of bond people together.”   Produced by Rebecca Werner with interviews recorded by StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. www.storycorps.org Hold a Conversation […]

Not Just Another Student

“I think it’s important for a person to feel like someone knows them.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the […]

Fall Through The Cracks

“I felt like I belonged here more when I was three than now when I’m 21.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post […]

Confidence Booster

“Yo quiero hacer un ejemplo.” “I want to be an example.” Hear more from this storyteller in The Weight I Carry. Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email […]

Naming Can Be Powerful

“If we think of it in terms of race, we would not hold a debate over whether it was appropriate for blacks to be pastors.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for […]

Hijab Is Not Just This Cloth

“I grew up in America and I wear jeans, and I want to make sure that’s something that works, that’s still modest.” Want to learn about the first day the speaker decided to wear the hijab?  Check out “I Was Afraid I Was Gonna Chicken Out.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this […]

Kept Quiet and Nodded

“Here’s me and a Hispanic Muslim kid and everybody else.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for […]

Bound To My Safety

“I took my hijab off, and I put it away, and I told my husband, ‘No more.’” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or […]