TRAP LIFE Where Teen Choices Matter!


“Trap Life – Where Teen Choices Matter” is an educational board game developed by youth and adults in theSaint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective. The game encourages youth to think strategically about choices they may need to make as they navigate American urban life and their high school years. In this game, the first player to graduate high school wins!

Available now through Game Crafter.

CLICK HERE

Violence Prevention: Thinking Upstream


Violence Prevention: Thinking Upstream
Patient Research Advisory Board
Saturday, February 27th, 2021
10:00 am – 12:30
Open to All. Free.
Story Stitchers Youth Council and Susan Colangelo, Executive Director are among the presenters.
Patient Research Advisory Board, or PRAB, is a community research initiative through Washington University Public Health.
Registration required.

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City


Saint Louis Story Stitchers presents The 2021 edition of The WHY of MY City

1 Album + 6 Podcasts

The WHY of MY City Album

Released February 18, 2021 and Now available on all major music platforms!

 

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City

A series with conversations exploring St. Louis neighborhoods and Black culture.

The Ville

Releasing March 4!

Bobby Norfolk, Paul Norfolk, Ntegrity, Percy Green II, Emeara Burns, Timoni Sherrod talk about the history and importance of The Ville neighborhood.

The Why Of My City 2021 starts this week!


 

Read the article in RiverBender.com!

Join us for The WHY of MY City Album Release Party!!

Story Stitchers is creating a Back Story episode featuring artists on the The WHY of MY City album!!

On Youtube or facebook.

Pick up the links at storystitchers.org.

Streaming live!!

Friday, February 19th, 2021 at 7:00 PM

The WHY of MY City 2021 features a full-length album and StitchCast Studio Special Edition series all about Saint Louis! We’re talking about The Ville, Walnut Park, University City and The Delmar Loop, West Side, Ferguson and the richness of the Saint Louis music scene!

Check out the dates and details! Follow StitchCast Studio and don’t miss a beat!

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City

StitchCast Studio The Center Part II


 

StitchCast Studio

Season II

Episode I

The Center Part II

In this week’s episode, 16-24 year old Stitchers Youth Council leaders brainstorm with host Emeara Burns about The Center, a project to create a youth arts and technology center supported in part by a 2021 Accelerator Award from The Lewis Prize For Music and discuss the future of Story Stitchers. Recorded live in Zoom January 28, 2021.

Pick the City UP Art Interlude

America The Beautiful

Featuring Roland Johnson with Stitchers Youth Council

Copyright Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2019

 

Download

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/s3fvuv/SEASON_II_EP_I_THE_CENTER_Part_II8og2x.mp3

Episode

https://stitchcaststudio.podbean.com/e/thecenterpartii/

Share

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-rwgrg-fa84c2

Available onPodbeanGoogle Podcasts, apple podcastsSpotify andYoutube.

StitchCast Studio brings together youth and professional artists in St. Louis to develop and produce a series of podcast episodes.

Youth, ages 16-24, lead meaningful dialogues that inspire original content in mentor-led workshops based on participants’ lived experiences in economically disadvantaged, high crime areas. Podcasts focus on the streets, gun violence, and finding solutions to issues that are coming at our youth hard. The project goal is to gain greater understanding of the needs and desires of the youth served and to give them an amplified voice to create needed changes in society, to support youth in a successful transition to adulthood, and to reduce youth crime in St. Louis. Youth artists use dialogue, original poetry, and music to highlight their personal experiences with gun violence, life transitions, and mental health, promoting mutual respect for diverse ideas, greater understanding, and a more peaceful society.

16-24 years old?

Living in the St. Louis region?

Missouri: St. Louis City and County, St. Charles, Jefferson and Franklin and in Illinois: St. Clair County

We want you in a podcast! 

StitchCast Studio brings together youth and professional artists in St. Louis to develop and produce a series of podcast episodes.

Youth, ages 16-24, use dialogue, original poetry, and music to highlight their personal experiences with gun violence, life transitions, and mental health, promoting mutual respect for diverse ideas, greater understanding, and a more peaceful society.

Podcasts are youth-led and focus on the streets, gun violence, and finding solutions to issues that are coming at our youth hard. The project goal is to gain greater understanding of the needs and desires of the youth served and to give them an amplified voice to create needed changes in society, to support youth in a successful transition to adulthood, and to reduce youth crime in St. Louis.

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Story Stitchers Partners with Missouri Alliance for Arts Education to Address Racism


Saint Louis Story Stitchers is proud to collaborate with

Missouri Alliance for Arts Education as a

Partner for R.I.D.E.

MAAE’s committee to address issues of Racism • Inclusion • Diversity • Equity

Missouri Alliance for Arts Education’s committee to address racism, inclusion, diversity and equity is called R.I.D.E. It describes its purpose, “Everyone suffers in an environment of systemic racism and bias. The work of eliminating barriers and achieving equity for all Missouri students is best accomplished working in concert with our partners.”

Saint Louis Story Stitchers is pleased to announce a partnership with Missouri Alliance for Arts Education that will make Story Stitchers programs more accessible to Missouri educators, including parents and students.

Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective has created a series of media productions including podcasts, poetry, music, theatre, books, and dance – generated by artists working collaboratively with 16-24-year-old African American and BIPOC youth whose lives have been touched by violence. The organization uses the arts, experience in nature, and community service in creative youth development.

Take a R.I.D.E. with us and discover how the arts can build a more peaceful and equitable world for all.

Story Stitchers’ Parents and Educators resource pages on both websites!

Story Stitchers Parents and Educators page

Missouri Alliance for Arts Education R.I.D.E Committee page

Story Stitchers Resources on Missouri Alliance for Arts Education website