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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  • Photojournalism
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Art

Curiosity and presence: A conversation with filmmaker Jennifer Crandall

The line comes after 1,326 others, in the penultimate verse of of Walt Whitman’s 52-verse poem “Song of Myself.” It …

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Gun Violence

ivoh fellow Jed Lipinski on how a father sought justice for his son & became an anti-opioid crusader

Among the Christmas ornaments, Mardi Gras costumes and crawfish boiling equipment in Dan Schneider’s attic, a stack of cardboard boxes …

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Health + Health Care

Welcome to Widowhood: Anniversaries, birthdays and the day he died

Allyson and I hiked our way up a mountain in Salt Lake City with her dog, Charlie. My breath was …

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Culture + Community

Blossom: A visual media platform by and for women of color

It’s a great time to be a content creator. In 2017, it’s easier than ever to produce and share your …

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Art

Cloudscape Comics depicts refugee stories in Vancouver

The story unspooled over the course of a haircut. Oliver McTavish-Wisden sat down in the barber’s chair and listened as …

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Health + Health Care

Body Positive activists transcend gender

Stevie Blaine stands in front of the camera in nothing but his underwear, grabbing the extra skin on his arms …

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Art

Turquoise Mountain illuminates Afghan arts and culture

Just over a decade ago, Murad Khani — a once-bustling section of the Silk Road in Kabul, Afghanistan — was …

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Recovery + Resilience

Welcome to Widowhood: Finding community inside of grief (in the digital world)

It feels like grief is having a moment. Conversations about death, trauma and resilience seem to surround me, spurred by …

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Culture + Community

ivoh fellow Anna Claire Vollers shares how immigration changed Sand Mountain

It’s a chilly April afternoon and the stadium stands are mostly full. David Uptain sits about halfway up the bleachers, …

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Race

ivoh fellow Jaeah Lee spends a year with a mother whose son died in a police shooting

That Wednesday began the way it was supposed to. Gwen Woods got out of bed an hour before sunrise, showered, …

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Film

‘Tickling Giants’ is more than just a documentary — it’s a wake up call

When director Sara Taksler began working on “Tickling Giants” in 2012, she had no idea how close to home the …

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Media

ivoh fellow Ally Karsyn shares her story on divorce, dating & being childfree by choice

In the long-term parking lot, I meet a middle-aged woman wearing sunglasses, sneakers and yoga pants. Her hair is casually …

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