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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Sep 18, 2020

Moth Playlist: Oops

by The Moth Staff

Mistakes, we’ve made a few…and while we’re not one hundred percent certain that,“what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger,” we are sure that there is probably a good story in there somewhere. This week’s playlist joyfully exposes some of life’s imperfect moments. @media screen and (max-width: 600px) { #OopsPlaylist { width: 350px; }...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Sep 05, 2020

Moth Playlist: School Daze

by The Moth Staff

Beyond “The 3Rs” of reading, writing and arithmetic, school is often the first place where we learn about the nuances of life, liberty, race, and even a first kiss…This week’s Playlist explores the diversity of the back-to-school experience. @media screen and (max-width: 600px) { #SchoolDazePlaylist { width: 350px; }...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Aug 14, 2020

The Moth's Diversity and Inclusion Committee Mission

by The Moth

The Moth's Diversity and Inclusion Committee works to ensure that The Moth's actions and policies reflect its promise to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout its storytellers, audience, staff, hosts, musicians, partners, donors, board members and instructors; and to identify and dismantle issues around race, sexual identity, class, size, gender, and ability. In support of The Moth's mission, the DAIC serves as a steward of empathy by providing a safe/brave space to reflect on and ...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jun 17, 2019

The Moth's Bold New Logo

by The Moth Staff

This Spring, alongside the release of our third book, Occasional Magic, The Moth debuted a brand new logo, designed in partnership our friend Stephen Doyle and his talented team at Doyle Partners. We talked with The Moth’s Artistic Director, Catherine Burns, and Stephen Doyle about the power of imagery, the inspiration behind The Moth’s new logo and more. When did you decide to update The Moth’s logo? CB: We’d had our old logo for about ten years, and so it seemed like a good time to fr...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Sep 07, 2016

Dispatch from South Africa

by Dawn J. Fraser, Sarah Austin Jenness, Larry Rosen and Nadine Tadros

On a hot August afternoon, 12 AVAC fellows from all over the African diaspora including Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia and Zimbabwe, converged in Johannesburg, South Africa where they were greeted by a team of Moth instructors. AVAC is an organization dedicated to global advocacy for HIV prevention and one of the cornerstones of AVAC is their fellowship program which trains emerging leaders in advocacy and activism to execute creative, context-specific projects focused on HIV prevention research. As...

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