StoriesFrom is an immersive platform for community storytelling. Funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and developed by The Tiziano Project, StoriesFrom allows individuals and organizations around the world to create rich documentary experiences online.
“StoriesFrom changes the way communities create and consume stories on a global scale,” The Tiziano Project Executive Director Jon Vidar says. “This site presents underrepresented views in a reliable and beautiful package.”
Explore the stories, learn about the local reporters and talk to them directly using Facebook. All at storiesfrom.us.
Here are some of their first stories.
Like Air, I’ll Rise
Searching in this life for humility and peace.
MAX: Media Art Exchanges provides a cumulative arts education program for at the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona. Middle and high schoolers participate in four formative weeks of poetry, music, art, photography and multimedia.
Ballerinas of East Jerusalem
A young ballerina hones her craft.
The Tiziano Project trained Palestinian community members from East Jerusalem and The West Bank in multimedia journalism and social media skills. Participants came from a variety of social and geographic backgrounds and ranged in age from 15 to 53.
Lines Of Communication
A retired switchboard operator describes how technology ended to her line of work.
At the Table: Connecting Culture, Conversation and Service in Latvia and the U.S. was an international exchange program that connected high school students in Philadelphia and Riga