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Storytelling for Social Impact

  • Collective Impact Center 3295 Meade Avenue San Diego, CA, 92116 United States (map)

This workshop will be a crash course in storytelling for social impact, helping participants learn how storytelling can be used to communicate impact in writing, public speaking, marketing or even casual conversation. We’ll go over the basics elements of a story, why each element is important and how they can be applied to our own stories. During the workshop we will be sharing our stories, exchanging feedback and practicing performance. 

Who is this event for?
Anyone looking to maximize their individual or organizational social impact. Beginners and experienced storytellers can all benefit from this workshop.

What You'll Learn:
- How to use storytelling to communicate impact in a way that will emotionally resonate with your audience.
- How to apply storytelling in writing, public speaking, marketing and even casual conversation to better communicate intended impact
- How to use stories to help your audience see the world from our point of view and more effectively empathize with your message

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About Presenter:
Instructor Nathan Young is a public speaking coach and storytelling consultant. He has worked with such groups as TEDxSanDiego, the literary arts nonprofit So Say We All, and is currently the director of The New Narrative, a live storytelling project exploring how societal stories can be rewritten to create a more equitable future. Nathan has over six years of experience in public speaking and storytelling. He has seen first hand how communities grow stronger and people become more confident through sharing their stories. Storytelling helps individuals relate to each other, understand one another and feel a little less alone in the world. More info about his storytelling workshops can be found at

Earlier Event: May 1
Storytelling to Inspire
Later Event: June 3
Crafting Your Personal Story