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April 20th 2017:Narrative 4: The Power of The Story Exchange To Foster Radical Empathy and Hope

In this episode, Co-founders, Colum McCann and Lisa Consiglio introduce us to Narrative 4, a global organization headed up by some of the world's most renowned and influential authors, artists and community leaders who believe language and literature are essential tools for creating a better society. They will share the way in which Narrative 4 has built empathy and bridged tens of thousands around the world in classrooms and communities etc., with the key methodology of the story exchange. Particularly important given a landscape of national and international strife, is Colum and Lisa’s descr

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Colum McCann

Colum McCann is the author of six novels and three collections of stories. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, he has been the recipient of many international honors, including the National Book Award, the International Dublin Impact Prize, a Chevalier des Arts et Lettres from the French government, election to the Irish arts academy, several European awards, the 2010 Best Foreign Novel Award in China, and an Oscar nomination. His work has been published in over 35 languages. He is the co-founder of the non-profit global story exchange organization, Narrative 4, and he teaches at the MFA program in Hunter College.
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Lisa Consiglio

Lisa Consiglio is Executive Director and Co-founder of Narrative 4. She has applied her leadership skills– in management, fundraising, marketing, and business communications– to a wide web of organizations that are connected by a dedication to humanistic ideals. Her professional experience spans the arts, cancer research, public policy, and honoring WWII veterans. Deeply committed to her belief in the power of stories, she led the Aspen Institute's literary programs and exponentially expanded its reach in an effort to provoke thought, broaden perspectives, foster connections and inspire creativity around the world through literature.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2506/psych-up-live 21/10/2017 11:00 21/10/2017 12:00 Psych Up Live https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2506/psych-up-live In this episode, Co-founders, Colum McCann and Lisa Consiglio introduce us to Narrative 4, a global organization headed up by some of the world's most renowned and influential authors, artists and community leaders who believe language and literature are essential tools for creating a better society. They will share the way in which Narrative 4 has built empathy and bridged tens of thousands around the world in classrooms and communities etc., with the key methodology of the story exchange. Particularly important given a landscape of national and international strife, is Colum and Lisa’s description of this year’s mission of “Empathy Into Action,” a campaign that uses the story exchanges to break open historically intractable issues. They will describe their inaugural event “A Narrative for Gun Awareness” between gun advocates and those who have suffered loss and injury due to gun violence. Listen in and consider the possibilities for radical empathy fostered by Narrative 4. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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