Creating an organic community narrative

I have been thinking about the idea of creating a virtual collage of autobiographical short stories from residents of the downtown east-side. Something that could be accessed by everyone in Vancouver that would give insight to what it means to live in that neighbourhood. I could see this project acting as a timeline of action …

The Story of the Storytelling Project

The Storytelling Project started as a vision for creating communities around Old Vancouver by allowing people to communicate and share their ideas and stories. The project would set up kiosks in various “community centres” such as the Downtown Eastside Centre for the Arts and the Carnegie Centre to allow individuals in the community to record …

Creating Community With Shared Stories

Our creative enterprise is designed to create a sense of community within Old Vancouver by providing community contributors, – individuals and community enterprises – with the opportunity to share their experiences, thoughts, and ideas with others in the community.  People are able to contribute their personal stories and read the stories contributed by others. The …

Organic Community Story Project – March 8, 2010

Conversation, March 8, 2010 Michelle Atkinson, Roger Chilton, Joshua Harskamp, Mariel Lopa, Organic Community Story Project A creative community enterprise curating the original and historical stories of the Downtown Eastside 1) Creating a space on the web and spaces in the community that allows people to share stories in a compact digestible format 2) Creating …

Community Psychology Project – Roger

We want to engage in creative conversation around projects and opportunities to increase our understanding of community psychology, learn what contributes to creating community and what militates against our ability to create community, and  and in learning what contributes to improving our ability to create community that we can demonstrate in each of our projects. …