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November 13, 2018 | 2:00 p.m. Eastern | 11:00 a.m. Pacific (1 hour)
Free for NAGC Members and Guests
In anticipation of Grief Awareness Day, join national nonprofit StoryCorps as they share conversations from their archive, including a premiere of their new animated short from their Road to Resilience project. In partnership with New York Life Foundation, StoryCorps' Road to Resilience leverages the power of stories and storytelling to help children cope with the death of a parent, sibling, or loved one. Through this project, we partner with bereavement support organizations to provide opportunities for children and their families to preserve memories of their loved ones, share their grief journeys, or simply to record themselves as they are.
About the Presenters
Perri Chinalai, Director of Community Training
Perri Chinalai is the Director of StoryCorps' Community Training Department. She came to StoryCorps in 2008 with a background in the arts. At StoryCorps, Perri has spearheaded the development of trainings to support wide-ranging partners in their use of tools and methods to launch local interview collection programs. In particular, she has created and implemented trainings to help staff and volunteers from healthcare institutions record, preserve and share the stories of people with serious illness and their families.
Modupeola Oyebolu, National Facilitator
Modupeola Oyebolu is a National Facilitator at StoryCorps, a national nonprofit dedicated to preserving and sharing humanity’s stories. In her role, she has the honor of holding space for people of all backgrounds to share their stories, and to connect with the people in their lives. She also works on StoryCorps’ Road to Resiliency: Memories that Move Us Forward, a program designed to support children, their families and the bereavement centers who care for them, through storytelling.
Maura Johnson, Community Training Specialist
Maura Johnson is the Community Training Specialist at StoryCorps. In her role, she helps organizations to create storytelling and recording projects in their communities. She leads trainings with program partners across the U.S., including healthcare providers, libraries and other community organizations. In addition, Maura supports StoryCorps' Road to Resiliency: Memories that Move Us Forward, a program designed to leverage the power of stories and storytelling to help children cope with the death of a parent, sibling, or loved one.
Continuing Education credit is not available for this presentation