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
  • Art
  • Art + Design
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Christian Science Monitor
  • Community Engagement
  • Community Narratives
  • Creative Writing
  • Culture + Community
  • Diversity
  • Documentary Film
  • Dove
  • Environment
  • Film
  • Gaming
  • Gun Violence
  • Health + Health Care
  • Immigration
  • 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
Media

How a domestic violence survivor and a Mexican immigrant found strength in Taekwondo

A story of two strangers searching for strength.   JENNY: I sat on a hard metal folding chair—one inconsequential person in …

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Health + Health Care

After losing her veteran son to suicide, mother engages families through resources & dialogue

My husband, Jeff, and I have been married 32 years. We raised two daughters and a son. But for two …

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Media

How one journalist is on a mission to tell stories of healing in Black communities around the world

As a journalist, Lori Robinson has never really felt like she’s fit in. For Robinson, who describes herself as a …

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Recovery + Resilience

Welcome to Widowhood

There is this club that no one wants to talk about and no one asks to be in, a group …

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Media

Seattle Times humanizing homelessness, one message at a time

Inspiration came on the daily commute as he crossed under the brick and stone of Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood. Tyrone …

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Culture + Community

How podcasters are reshaping the conversation on being Muslim in America

In a year when the U.S. president has repeatedly tried and, as of this week, convinced the Supreme Court to ban travel …

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Film

Collective Sex aims to end silence and evolve human consciousness

New York-based actress Poppy Liu has spent a lot of time discussing her abortion on college campuses recently. Actually, she …

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Art + Design

Capturing the story of Standing Rock behind the lens and between languages

Even though Standing Rock is no longer front page news, the momentum of a movement that shook numerous communities awake …

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Film

Creative Block’ tackles depression with puppets and heart

A young woman sits in front of a block of ice, a frown dragging down the corners of her mouth. …

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Culture + Community

Newest Americans: Documenting America’s increasingly diverse future from Newark, New Jersey

It’s the intimate moments in the short film “Fighting Chance,” about the Ironbound Boxing Academy in Newark, New Jersey, that …

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Recovery + Resilience

Slasher films and Final Girls: How a sexual assault survivor found solace in an unlikely place

To survive sexual assault is to enter into unknown terrain: the ground beneath, once familiar and firm, becomes shaken and …

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Art + Design

How Positive Exposure reframes beauty

Above the couch in Rick Guidotti’s office is an enormous photo of a boy swimming, arms spread like wings. He’s …

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