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Digital Stories from the Shriver Center's Peaceworker Program


Students in the Shriver Center's Peaceworker Program's Summer Pro Seminar created these stories reflecting on their service and experiences abroad. Program director Joby Taylor talks about how he uses digital storytelling with returning Peace Corp volunteers as a refecive tool as well as a foundation for community work:

"We're doing it to learn and share with each other ourselves, but there's also this takeaway which I think is a great aspect of the digital storytelling project, especially as the technology piece gets more and more intuitive and easy to work with, is that they all know that this is something that they can apply in their community-based work. We really encourage them to think about whether there's a use for this kind of workshop or this kind of tool if they're working with a youth center, for example, or whatever it might be, so thinking about taking that with them as an additional skill set that they have that can be really useful for education work or community-building work that they're doing.


 

2015

Lucy
Hay Mas Tiempo Que Vida
Ryan Good
Lost Then Found: A Peace Corp Tale
Morgan
Identity
Bridget Patton
I Do?
Becky Morrison
My New Normal
Michael
Ko Hoku Famili
 
 

2014

Shannon Pierre Jerome
I Knew I Was in the Peace Corp When...
Mollie Willis
Cameroon
Joel Baker
Guinea
Jaclin Paul
I Knew...
 
 

2013

Brooks Binau
I Knew I Was in the Peace Corp When...
Greg Couturier
I Knew I Was in the Peace Corp When...
Jennifer Mayo
RPCV Honduras 2007-2009
Kellie Bland
Water Disaster
Mark Zachar
My First Day at School
Merrie Winfrey
One of Us
Molly LeMoine
I Knew I Was in the Peace Corp When...
   
 

2012

Shantonu Kundu
Especial
Ross Dionne
Life's Little Blessings
Laura Bruner
Growing Upside Down
Jared Kebbell
Blood on the Coral
Emily Sherman
Rain on my Peace Corp Parade
Alyse Altenburg
The Sweet Life
   
 

2011

Whitney Swander
The Turning of the BONES
Tara Gill
TEFL
Michael Wissner
I Knew I was in Peace Corp When...
Margaret Howell
IHTEP
Kayla Keelan
Tico Directions
Joey Brown
Tsunami
Charlotte Keniston
Spit on a Stranger
   
 

2010

Joby Taylor
Journey to the Shriver Peaceworker Program
Emily Nelson
Mbabba
Oscar Sinclair
Snowdoctor
Tim Hartman
The Arrival
Kristyn Oldendorf
A Family Fiesta in Honduras
Renee Johnson
Integration Check Point
Michael Auerbach
Peace Corps in Mauritania
   
 

2009

Joby Taylor
Digging for Peace
Lindsay Walberg
What's in a Name?
Dustin Hogenson
Dusty's Digital Storyline
Meghann Shutt
Catching a Cow
Jennifer Robinson
Black Water
Robert Dietzen
Moving Day
Katie Long
Honduras
Sarah Hill
Second Chance
Joby Taylor
Mystery With a Capital "M"