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“From early on, I knew my parents had the expectation that I was going to be a revolutionary.”

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Economic Justice

Since its founding in 1999, The Moth Community Program has partnered with organizations that serve those experiencing and combatting cycles of poverty. 

We are currently taking applications for new Community Program partner organizations.

Click here to learn more and apply. 

Our Partners 

The Moth thanks our past and future partners for their support of The Economic Justice Initiative. We are always seeking new partners to expand our work and bring the power of storytelling to communities experiencing issues of economic inequity.

  • Funder's Network, William Penn Foundation 
  • The Door
  • Good Old Lower East Side 
  • Harlem Children's Zone 
  • Her Justice
  • Louis Nine House 


  • Palladia Inc 
  • Phipps Opportunity Center 
  • RESULTS 
  • Seattle University Project on Family Homelessness 
  • Urban Resources Institute


Stories and Tellers

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Moth workshop participant, Adebayo Olatekar shares a story during a final share in 2019.

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Pamela Covington shares a story she began crafting at a workshop in partnership with RESULTS.

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A Moth community workshop participant shares a story during a final share in 2019.

Launa Lea shares her story crafted at a workshop in partnership with the Seattle University Project on Family Homelessness.

Apply Now

The Moth is actively seeking organizations who serve communities experiencing economic insecurity. If you work for one of those organizations, we strongly encourage you to apply to our workshop series! 

Thank You

The Moth thanks our past and future partners for their support of The Economic Justice Initiative.