Stories That Work gathers, organizes, and analyzes compelling online collections of personal experience narratives that have been made by nonprofit organizations and cause initiatives.
Our mission is to consolidate resources for nonprofit professionals and students of nonprofit communication, so that they may better understand how to promote causes and spur action with personal stories in their own organizational contexts.
Recent Blog Posts
We looked at more than 30 hospitals’ and healthcare systems’ websites and social media content to better understand how storytelling is used in this industry.read more
Justice and prison reform are needed now more than ever. In this post, we share several collections of personal narratives on the topic of incarceration—told in both writing and in video—and discuss how these projects give voices to the lives prison has affected and build traction in the fight for justice reform.read more
If your organization wants people to watch, read, or listen to more than just one or two narratives at a time, then the interface you aggregate the stories into is important. We describe and give examples of “immersive interfaces,” interfaces that encourage visitors to linger and immerse themselves in a set stories.read more