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.
On February 24, 2021, we gathered a group of activists, healers and storytellers to speak with us about creating collective power from this long period of national and global grief.
Feminist narratives are powering some of the most important movements of the 21st century by turning anger to joy, creating care in spaces of insecurity, and looking to the future.
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.
Rinku Sen succeeds founding Executive Director Jee Kim to help the social sector harness the power of narrative to make progress towards a more equitable and socially just world.
Polyvocality is the power of many voices to shift and sustain narrative change. Polyvocality can shape culture, politics and society.
We think with our eyes. Here, Liz Banse of Resource Media shares case studies show how visual narrative strategies move people with photos, video and more.
Narrative Initiative connects futures and narrative to create power. This article describes why futures are important to narrative projects and how to use futures in your work.
The Four Baskets hold capacities and processes needed to create, implement and continually strengthen narrative change projects. As they are filled, the Four Baskets (Create, Translate, Deploy and Observe Together) provide campaigners, communicators and leaders with a framework for doing narrative change.