‘This is a show about gun violence’
Youth voices are often left out of important conversations about public safety and the public health crisis. But the Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective — a mix of professional artists and minority youth — having been busy creating podcasts this year to encourage social change with a focus on gun violence prevention.
LUSH Corporation’s The Charity Pot
will feature Saint Louis Story Stitchers on the Charity Pot lids for a second printing. The lids will show in in stores and online July – September, 2020. Check it out!
With every purchase of Charity Pot, they donate 100% of the price (minus the taxes) to small grassroots organizations, including Saint Louis Story Stitchers, working in the areas of human rights, animal protection and environmental justice, and more.
Saint Louis Story Stitchers is featured on the LUSH website. Thank you for helping us amplify Black voices!
Nora Ali sits down with Dalouge Smith, CEO of the Lewis Prize for Music to discuss the philanthropic move to help 32 music youth organizations from around the country amid the pandemic.
Students in Sarah Gaby's sociology class interview members of the Stitchers Youth Council and program director Emeara Burns about the social justice art of the Saint Louis Story Stitchers and gun violence in our communities. #WashU https://t.co/RIBSSMC4SW pic.twitter.com/VcfR8zHBoB— WUSTL Arts&Sciences (@WUSTLArtSci) June 13, 2020
St. Louis Story Stitchers Advance Civic Pride Through Performance Art
Saint Louis Story Stitchers is pleased to announce a chapter about the organization’s humble beginnings written by Susan Colangelo in the new book entitled Speak Peace: Words of Wisdom, Work, and Wonder by Ms. Lynette Ford and Sherry Norfolk.
The authors and contributors—educators, storytellers, and peacemakers—discuss what each of us can do to promote a more peaceful community, country, and world.
or directly from Story Stitchers at the Storefront Studio for $15.
Parkhurst Brothers Publishers, 2019
RAF-STL / Radio Arts Foundation ~ Saint Louis
107.3 FM / 96.3 – HD2
Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
Kathy Lawton Brown hears stories about Peace in the Prairie with Story Stitchers Artist in Residence Troy Anthony and Merlin Bell, Story Stitchers Director.
January 30, 2019
FIVE STORYTELLING OPEN MICS IN ST. LOUIS
Kranzberg Arts Foundation
SOUL of the CITY
Click on their pics to hear their voices. Emeara, AnnaLise, Anthony, Cali, Tylea, Chris are near the Black Lives Matter sign.
2019 Mid-America Emmy Award Winner by producer Julie Winkle!
Tim Ezell and Virginia Kerr’s The Thread! Fox 2, March 17, 2018 episode.
St. Louis Public Radio by Nancy Fowler Young St. Louisans affected by gun violence present their art at The Sheldon
92.9FM Communities Forward Host: Terrell Carter interview in two 30 minutes podcasts:
Sample 30 second radio PSA’s:
Don’t miss the Pick the City UP Tour this summer! Saint Louis Story Stitchers presents urban storytelling through live hip hop and spoken word. Raise your hands high if you’re tired of hearing gun shots! Pay tribute, join the fun, and make a difference! The Tour will stop in neighborhoods and cultural venues across St. Louis. Check it! Treat yourself, don’t cheat yourself! Shows are family-friendly and most are free! Visit www.storystitchers.org or call 314-899-9001. That’s storystitchers.org!
Pick the City UP Tour presents Saint Louis Story Stitchers unique brand of urban storytelling, featuring live hip hop, spoken word and story magic on public health issues St. Louis cares about including gun violence. Pay tribute, join the fun, and make a difference. The Tour will stop at community centers, neighborhoods and cultural venues across St. Louis. For the latest details visit http://www.storystitchers.org or call 314-899-9001.
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