Story Bank

Search our catalogue of strengths-based stories and find examples of reporting and narrative told through the lens of assets, gifts and possibilities. Narrow your search further to see examples of Restorative Narratives which tell deeper stories of people experiencing adversity and tapping into their resilience and potential to cope and grow.

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  • Documentary Film
  • Dove
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  • Inequality
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  • Miami
  • National Geographic
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  • Photojournalism
  • Politics
  • Poverty
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Culture + Community

Standing Up: Showing Kids Another Way

If a town could be said to hit rock bottom, Austin, Indiana did so this year. The drug abuse problem ...
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Culture + Community

Mission Driven: A nurse finds her calling

If a town could be said to hit rock bottom, Austin, Indiana did so this year. The drug abuse problem ...
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Culture + Community

The Other Side: A cop struggles to save his neighbors from drugs

 If a town could be said to hit rock bottom, Austin, Indiana did so this year. The drug abuse problem ...
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Health + Health Care

Last Shot: An addict wakes up

If a town could be said to hit rock bottom, Austin, Indiana did so this year. The drug abuse problem ...
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Culture + Community

A Prayer for Winton Terrace: Chapter Five: Salvation

  Nikki Steele sits at the far end of a cafeteria-style table, her 14-year-old daughter LaQuita perched on the sill ...
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Culture + Community

A Prayer for Winton Terrace: Chapter Four: The Poverty Mindset

  When LaMonica Sherman started her job as an advocate at Cincinnati’s St. Vincent de Paul Society in 2000, she ...
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Culture + Community

A Prayer for Winton Terrace: Chapter Three: The Turning Point

  LaMonica Sherman knew something wasn’t right with her life. At 22, she had a baby with no partner, a ...
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Culture + Community

A Prayer for Winton Terrace: Chapter Two: The Hard Way

  When LaMonica Sherman was seven years old, she stood behind a tree stump pulpit behind the parking lot of ...
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Culture + Community

A Prayer for Winton Terrace: Chapter One: Sister Circle

    LaMonica Sherman was born into poverty, but that’s not what defines her. LaMonica Sherman never shied from a ...
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Art

Matrix Theatre students create stage art around Detroit experiences

This story was originally published on ModelMedia.com and is being republished here as part of a content-sharing partnership with Issue ...
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Restorative Narrative Fellowship

How ivoh’s Restorative Narrative Fellowship restored a reporter’s faith in storytelling

When I attended my first Images and Voices of Hope Summit last summer, I didn’t know what to expect. I ...
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Journalism

Students visit Fukushima to report stories of resilience in tragedy’s aftermath

The mountains rose in the distance, and a large “supermoon” lit the sky. Natalie Yemenidjian looked around. She couldn’t help ...
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