// Posts by Rinku Sen
Two weeks ago, Narrative Initiative took our goodies to the Facing Race conference in Phoenix. The conference is sponsored by my former organization, Race Forward, so this was my first chance to see old friends in person since 2020. As always, this conference crowd is multi-everything kind, loving, joyful and determined. There’s no better place…
Our systems language too often disempowers people. Putting people into systems stories as proactive agents of change is a skill we can practice and improve to create more powerful narrative change.
Getting intersectional analysis right is an important piece of the narrative puzzle. Here are great examples of intersectional organizing to learn from.
Narrative change happens fast in times of crisis and national trauma. We look at how the “terrorist” stories of this past week (and the weeks and months after 9/11) shift American life and how Arnold Schwarzenegger’s video message puts a new “story of us” into the narrative.