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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Oct 11, 2021

Storytelling School with The Moth: Monthly Storytelling Activity #42

by The Moth Staff

It’s wonderful to see you back here at Storytelling School with The Moth! The weather is turning chilly, so grab a pumpkin-scented candle and your favorite cup of tea to settle in for another wonderful story. For this month’s blog, we’re taking a look at a story about coping with grief in an unlikely and cathartic way. This week’s Storytelling School story is: “Angel’s World” by Neema Avashia Watch the video. Read the transcript of Neema’s story. A...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Sep 29, 2021

Stories of Sun Valley, Idaho

by Kate Tellers

Kate Tellers Reflects on an Unforgettable Workshop As soon as the submissions started rolling in for our virtual storytelling workshop with Sun Valley, Idaho I knew that it was going to be a good one. Prior to the pandemic my work with The Moth as Director of MothWorks had me hopping cities, and while I appreciated a reprieve from long airport security lines (I actually stopped buying shoes that tied so that I could get through them more quickly), I've missed the thrill of getting to know a new...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: May 25, 2021

One Year Gone: Honoring The Life of George Floyd

by The Moth

One year ago today, George Floyd’s life was taken in 9 minutes and 29 seconds. George was a father, brother, son and friend. We continue to say his name. And we continue to say the names of others killed by police violence: Rayshard Brooks, Jonathan Price, Ma’Khia Bryant, Adam Toledo, Duante Wright and so many more. To honor all of their lives, we encourage you to consider: Supporting the George Floyd Memorial FoundationDemanding your members of the Senate to support H.R. 1...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Apr 20, 2021

A Message of Love, Solidarity, Equity and Justice for the Black Community

by The Moth

Today’s conviction is an important moment in the fight for equity and justice. But it is not enough. We only need to look as far as the daily headlines to find examples of police brutality, blatant racial injustice, and denial of the value of Black lives. There is still much work to be done in the ongoing fight against systemic racism. We at The Moth will continue our efforts, using our voices, platforms, and stories to combat racism, violence, and oppression and to help counter these inequi...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Apr 13, 2021

Storytelling School with The Moth: Storytelling Activity #36

by Moth EDU

Lesson #36: TONE: "Hot Wheels"- Jayson Nuñez We’ve missed you here at Storytelling School with The Moth! Just like in today’s story, we can’t wait to grab our bikes or running shoes and get outside! It’s been over a year since our first blog and we appreciate your continued engagement and support as we explore and discuss stories. For this month’s blog, we’re taking a look at a story about getting back up (on the bike perhaps) even when you get knocked down. This week’s Storyte...

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