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The Village Raised Us

“As adults, we’ve forgotten what we came from or where we came from.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What does the storyteller value from his upbringing? How does he describe the discipline he experienced in the neighborhood? When the storyteller […]

It Got to Be Too Much

“I’ve been down, believe me… I lost my possessions twice in my life.” This story is from the Invisible Project, a collaboration between the Welcome Project and Porter County Coalition for Affordable Housing, Housing Opportunities, Gabriel’s Horn, Dayspring Women’s Center, and Porter County Museum. Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this […]

Bad Things, Good People

Three audio stories from a couple’s experience of family, work, health, and homelessness These stories are from the Invisible Project, a collaboration between the Welcome Project and Porter County Coalition for Affordable Housing, Housing Opportunities, Gabriel’s Horn, Dayspring Women’s Center, and Porter County Museum. Note: Tracks can be listened to individually and do not need to be […]

Makes You Strong

“Sometimes I have meltdowns; sometimes I say, ‘OK,’ and go on.” This story is from the Invisible Project, a collaboration between the Welcome Project and Porter County Coalition for Affordable Housing, Housing Opportunities, Gabriel’s Horn, Dayspring Women’s Center, and Porter County Museum. Editing by David M. Sula of Adelmar Entertainment. Hold a Conversation Can you […]

People Stare at You

“Well, you’re here, too, so I guess you’re in the same boat I am.” This story is from the Invisible Project, a collaboration between the Welcome Project and Porter County Coalition for Affordable Housing, Housing Opportunities, Gabriel’s Horn, Dayspring Women’s Center, and Porter County Museum. Editing by David M. Sula of Adelmar Entertainment. Hold a […]

Roof Over Your Head

“You want to know you have a place where your kids can come.” This story is from the Invisible Project, a collaboration between the Welcome Project and Porter County Coalition for Affordable Housing, Housing Opportunities, Gabriel’s Horn, Dayspring Women’s Center, and Porter County Museum. Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this […]

Really Hurtful

“You’ll hear, ‘They just didn’t work hard enough.’” 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 our consideration. If you use […]

It’s Okay to Be Poor

“It’s not a life choice; being poor is just a life circumstance.” 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 our […]

This Kid Could Go Either Way

“They put me in private school, which was a bit of a culture shock.” Editing by David M. Sula of Adelmar Entertainment. 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 […]