SOCIAL ACTION STORIES
Activist storytellers, educators, and organizers help us learn to tell a different story for our future.
Featuring stories from:
Val Brown • Michael Williams • Lyn Ford • Sherrill Knezel • Kevin Cordi • Loren Neimi • Brittany Brazzel • Beverly Stuckwisch • Dan Yashinsky • Ursula Wolfe-Rocca • Sabrina Joy Stevens • Wendy Welch • Anne Schwartz • Sherry Norfolk • Alejandra Ivanovich • Jennifer Rudick Zunikoff • Kit Golan • Adelina Aragon • Rebecca Van Tassell • Kirstin Milks • Christy Marie Kent
Social Action Stories features wonderful stories from storyteller activists, education reformers, and community organizers, coupled with activities to help readers use the stories in their own journey as justice-oriented activists and educators. Published by Parkhurst Brothers Press, this collection leverages the power of stories to change hearts and minds.
About the editors:
KEVIN D. CORDI, Ph.D. serves as an Assistant Professor at Ohio University Lancaster and has told stories as a professional storyteller in over 40 states, England, Japan, Singapore, Scotland, and Qatar. Kevin is the author of Playing with Stories: Story Crafting for Writers, Teachers, and Other Imaginative Thinkers (Parkhurst Brothers, 2014) and You Don’t Know Jack: A Storyteller Goes to School (University of Mississippi Press, 2019).
KIRSTIN J. MILKS, Ph.D. learns from and with science students at Bloomington High School South in Bloomington, Indiana. Kirstin is a National Board Certified Teacher and a Senior Fellow at the Knowles Teacher Initiative, where she has served as an editor-in-chief of the journal Kaleidoscope: Educator Voices and Perspectives.
REBECCA VAN TASSELL is an educator based in New Haven, Connecticut, with experience teaching both high school and post-secondary students. Rebecca is a Senior Fellow at the Knowles Teacher Initiative, where she leads a writing workshop for secondary teachers and serves as an editor-in-chief of the journal Kaleidoscope: Educator Voices and Perspectives.