At Converging Stories: Tradition, four neighbors shared their true, first-person stories on the night’s theme.
ABOUT THE STORIES: Each of the four interpretations of the theme of ‘Tradition’ is different, showing the diversity of lived experiences in our Raleigh area community while exploring universal truths of family and identity.
ABOUT THE EVENTS: Converging Stories is a true, first-person storytelling series in which community members — your neighbors — are coached to share a story for insight around a theme. Each night of storytelling has a different theme.
The outdoors, in-person event was held at Pine State Coffee on Nov. 8 and the virtual event was Nov. 10 (when these were recorded).
THE BIG PICTURE: By sharing stories, we build empathy and connection between Raleigh area neighbors.
Connecting neighbors to our shared home and each other is a central part of Raleigh Convergence’s mission.
This group of storytellers was the last of four in 2021. Raleigh Convergence editor and publisher Sarah Day Owen Wiskirchen emceed the event.
Thanks to our media sponsor, WUNC, and our corporate members Sharon Jackman Hynotherapy for Women and Home Instead!
Converging Stories: The Tradition storytellers
Storyteller Preeti Waas [bio]
Storyteller Adé Carrena [bio]
Storyteller Lucy Tobias [bio]
Storyteller Isabel O’Hara Walsh [bio]
What’s next for Converging Stories
As Raleigh Convergence discontinues publishing, Converging Stories is looking to evolve to its next iteration of community live storytelling with another organization. This is intended as a ‘stay tuned,’ not ‘the end.’
Have ideas for Converging Stories’ future home? Send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org.