The power dynamics at play in nonprofit storytelling are complex. It is essential that communicators set aside our preconceived ideas of the “perfect story” so we can listen to and understand the story the individual wishes to share.
It can be easy for communicators who don’t work in social justice settings to believe “diversity” issues don’t matter in their work. We all must follow a journey to understand that is not the case.
In grad school, I was craving discussions about how to be a responsible—and not just proficient—communicator. I've created a spreadsheet to share resources I've found.