by Shannon Turner | Sep 29, 2022 | advocacy, Blog, empathy, GCDD Storytelling Project, manifesting stories, transformative storytelling
Some people will talk about community advocacy work as “empowering,” or even that they are “giving voice to the voiceless.” I like to think that every person I work with–every kind of person I work with–has their own power, their own voice.
by Shannon Turner | Jul 15, 2021 | advocacy, change, empathy, GCDD Storytelling Project, life maps, transformative storytelling
The problem with the word abracadabra today is that people think it just means magic, which is something we tend not to believe in these days. I’m rather of the belief that speaking our truths into the world, and truly hearing the stories of others, rather takes some work, and then the magic happens…
by Shannon Turner | Feb 15, 2021 | advocacy, GCDD Storytelling Project, personal narrative, self-worth, workshops
Treasure Maps is a pop-up, interactive, drive-in theatre! The Treasure Maps drive-in show will include live-local hosts, installations, and safe interactive activities. The roadshow feature is the film screening of Treasure Maps on the big screen. Treasure Maps showcases a collection of 10 Georgia Storytellers’ Life Maps which provide an up-close and personal viewpoint into what it’s like navigating the complex webs of life in our communities as a person with a developmental disability.