What is the Role of Storytelling in Cultural Sustainability?: Four case studies
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Type of Work128 p.
ProgramMA in Cultural Sustainability
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SubjectsCultural sustainability -- Capstone (Graduate)
African Americans -- Storytelling.
African Americans -- Community leadership.
Social justice -- Study and teaching -- Case studies.
This paper provides a study of four storytelling projects that apply storytelling processes in addressing social justice issues. The projects are located in primarily African-American Communities. Each case reveals organizational, contextual, social entrepreneurial, and evaluative data. The case investigations demonstrate the importance of community involvement and partnerships. The collective summary makes a case for the need of storytellers as community cultural ambassadors.