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Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council Learning with MODDC Storytelling Workshop

June 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue

ZOOM

The Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council (MODDC) invites the public to their “Learning with MODDC” online workshop with storyteller Shannon M. Turner with StoryMuse at 3 p.m. CT, Monday, June 27. This workshop is virtual, hosted by Zoom. Turner will cover storytelling for advocacy, increasing the participant’s skills in storytelling. Self-advocates and advocates are encouraged to use their new skills when advocating at the Missouri State Capitol.

The workshop is 3-5 p.m. CT, Monday, June 27. Self-advocates and advocates interested in participating, should register here: bit.ly/StoryTellingAdvocate

In this workshop, Turner, Founder and Creative Director of StoryMuse, will guide participants through storytelling basics, including structure, vulnerability, details and change. Participants will practice deep listening and cultivate personal stories as a means for how to build empathy and advocate for themselves through storytelling. Participants will explore themes like “ableism, dignity, and resources,” and how they inform our advocacy. In the end, participants will practice telling stories to legislators and in other advocacy environments.