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Introduction to Digital Storytelling

Storytelling is an engaging way to connect with a broad audience and inspire people to take action. Digital storytelling can be an effective means to increase public awareness, advocate for change, disseminate research and mobilize knowledge. This lesson provides an introduction to digital storytelling as a method of documenting and sharing stories that may otherwise not be heard. 

Key Messages

  • Digital storytelling is a unique way to share information about social justice issues and inspire people to take action. 
  • Digital stories serve as a counter-narrative to equity and social justice issues such as homelessness.
  • Arts-based approaches offer a versatile medium to share personal experiences with a broad audience.
  • Digital storytelling is an engaging way to gather and disseminate knowledge of people with lived experience of injustice, inequality and exclusion.