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Truly Unconditional Love

“Sometimes he eats; you don’t eat. That’s just the way it is.” 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. This is part two of a three-part story. Hold a Conversation Can […]

We Beat Statistics

“She loved us, but she didn’t love herself enough to take care of us the right way.” 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 […]

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 […]

More Alike Than Different

“We worry about the same things.”   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 them […]

Just What a Neighbor Does

“Because you’ve developed a relationship, you’re willing to meet that neighbor’s needs.” 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 […]

Very Deliberate Where I Lived

“If all of us who received inspiration move, who’s going to inspire the next generation?” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarification questions What drives the mayor crazy? Why does the mayor believe people move away? What brought her back to Gary? What […]

I Am the Melting Pot

“I don’t like being around one culture… How else are you going to learn?” 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 […]

Elephant in the Room

“Our skin is different; let’s talk about it. Let’s not throw it under the rug.”   Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarification Questions Why does the storyteller think Valpo is going to be weird? What are the reasons she gives for wanting to […]

What Are You?

“I would have been so normal if I grew up anywhere 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 […]