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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  • Advertising
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  • Art + Design
  • Broadcast Journalism
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  • Culture + Community
  • Diversity
  • Documentary Film
  • Dove
  • Environment
  • Film
  • Gaming
  • Gun Violence
  • Health + Health Care
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  • Indigenous People
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Inequality
  • International Journalism
  • International News
  • ivoh community
  • Jane McGonigal
  • Journalism
  • LGBTQ
  • Local Media
  • Media
  • Miami
  • National Geographic
  • NPR
  • Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Politics
  • Poverty
  • Public Radio
  • Race
  • Recovery + Resilience
  • Reframing
  • Relationships
  • Religion
  • Remembrance
  • Restorative Narrative Fellowship
  • Restorative Narratives
  • Social Media
  • Strategic Communications
  • Strengths-Based Media
  • Substance Use Disorder
  • Syria
  • Trauma
  • TV News
  • Video Games
  • Violence
  • Women's Rights
  • Youth
Journalism

How The Christian Science Monitor is helping readers bridge the gap between content & action

The Christian Science Monitor has a legacy of reporting not just on global problems, but on effective solutions. It’s part ...
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Art

ivoh Fellow Anna Claire Vollers brings us back to Sand Mountain

Proving that art can be the connective tissue in our fractured world, Anna Claire Vollers, 2017 ivoh Fellow and reporter for The ...
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Film

Te Ata’ rises above stereotypes and reclaims Chickasaw narratives

During a pivotal scene of the new biopic “Te Ata,” the titular character goes on a date to the cinema. ...
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Recovery + Resilience

Welcome to Widowhood: Year Two

The new year changes everything, right? Resolutions are made and expectations are garnished with a rejuvenating spirit. Hope walks you ...
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Art

Writer turns folklore into comics for Syria’s refugee youth

Of all the images emerging from Syria’s civil war, it was the children that unsettled writer A. David Lewis the ...
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Film

DC Deaf Moviegoers promotes accessibility one open caption screening at a time

From the invention of the printing press to the emergence of streaming television, technological advances often bring media and entertainment ...
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Culture + Community

How one nonprofit is helping create the next generation of Atlanta storytellers

In some parts of Atlanta nowadays, you can’t walk (or drive) too far without running into a film crew. In ...
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Recovery + Resilience

Welcome to Widowhood: For this I am thankful

On Thanksgiving morning in 2015, I woke up to a sun-soaked bedroom. Sergiusz, my husband of just over a month ...
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Art

Standing To(get)her against guns

All morning, the women have been getting to know each other, painting their nails, eating breakfast. Soon, the destruction will ...
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Inequality

How photographer Devin Allen helps Baltimore youth reclaim their narratives

It’s one of the most storied moments in a photographer’s career — that moment of epiphany that comes with owning ...
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Creative Writing

Poets Reading the News: The healing power of journalism in verse

When the Las Vegas shooting happened a couple of weeks ago, U.S. media was awash with all sorts of headlines ...
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Art

Community art project tells Pittsburgh residents: ‘You Belong’

Last April, amid a string of rejections and the isolation of solo work in a studio, artist Bob Ziller reached ...
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