Kindling Community Connections Through Story Opening Keynote Panel on Thursday, July 24

PG - Storytelling Conference July 2014FireAndLight300Serving as the opening event for the 2014 National Storytelling Conference being held in Mesa, AZ, this participatory panel discussion will examine storytelling and its abilities to explore the human condition, connect communities, and foster civil dialogue.  In the words of Gene Knudsen-Hoffman, “An enemy is a person whose story we have not heard.”

Panelists Doug Bland, Queen Nur (Karen Abdul-Malik), Kiran Singh Sirah, and moderator Liz Warren, director of the South Mountain Community College Storytelling Institute in Phoenix, will present successful projects and techniques that use storytelling to build community understanding.

Kindling Community Connections Through Story
Thursday, July 24th, 2014 – 7:30-9:30 pm
Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa
1011 W. Holmes Ave. – Mesa, AZ. 85210
FREE and Open to the Public
Questions? Karin Hensley, (800)-525-4514
More information at the conference website.

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