Date: August 15th, 2017
Social Norms & Culture is just around the corner, and we are excited to announce two storytelling opportunities during conference!
Healthy Teen Network, in collaboration with The Stoop Storytelling Series, invites you to submit your personal story for this interactive session about unconscious bias on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. The Stoop Storytelling Series is a popular Baltimore-based live event and podcast in which “ordinary” people tell the extraordinary true tales of their lives. The plenary session will consist of the true, personal tales of people whose experiences and perspectives have been affected by unconscious bias. The Stoop Storytelling Series is a popular Baltimore-based live event and podcast in which “ordinary” people tell the extraordinary true tales of their lives. Since 2006, The Stoop has presented shows all over Baltimore, selling out to crowds of 800 and more. The Stoop’s motto is “Everyone has a story. What’s yours?” Learn more and submit your story idea here.
What Works in Youth HIV Workshop: Peer Learning through Digital Storytelling
Before the official start of the Healthy Teen Network Conference, What Works in Youth HIV (WWYH) and StoryCenter will host a pre-conference digital storytelling workshop. This will be a fun and creative opportunity to develop and share your successes and challenges working in youth HIV prevention using a simple and effective process. By the end of the workshop, you will complete a 2-3 minute digital story that you can share with people in your community and learn the basic video-editing and storytelling skills to develop additional stories in the future. If you are selected for this opportunity, you will receive a $500 travel stipend and a free registration to the Healthy Teen Network Conference taking place on October 3-4, 2017 in Baltimore, MD. Learn more and apply here.