What Our Participants Say

“Because of you, I have come out of my shell and my low self-esteem is improving with each story of my life I tell in your class ….. Keep doing what you’re doing; you are making a great impact on people’s lives, especially mine.”      — Incarcerated Veteran Participant

“It is a pleasure to know you and to have been a part of the story telling experience.  I am grateful to be able to express myself through the stories.  You have given me more esteem that I truly needed.  I appreciate the respect and encouragement.  Thank you for believing and listening, and sharing my tears.”      — Incarcerated Veteran Participant

“This class has helped me to open up about myself.  I have come to know that I am a good person and not a piece of shit like I have been told all my life by my family.”      — Incarcerated Veteran Participant

“I am thankful for what storytelling has given me – the opportunity to see life on paper and reflect on the positive power I have to make a difference in my own life through words and expression.”      — Incarcerated Veteran Participant