Handbook: Storytelling

Stories identify common ground, discover what people collectively value, and illuminate what makes a particular city or town special in a way that other planning activities cannot. The process of sharing and listening to stories also builds the trust and relationships necessary for long-term planning and community action. 
 

Click the PDF link here or at the foot of this page to view the Storytelling Chapter.

 

Storytelling for Community Planning


Training Video

 

 

Here is a version of the same presentation on SlideShare. Click “Download” to save to your own computer.


Training Video Instructions
 

Use this Storytelling for Community Planning Worksheet as a reference guide while engaging in the Storytelling for Community Planning video above. The Worksheet includes all necessary instructions and links referenced in the video. 


Download a list of other great storytelling resources here. 


Questions?
 

Please contact communications@orton.org.

 

 

 

 

Starksboro Art & Soul Documentary


PART 2, Segment 2

 

Watch this clip from the Starksboro documentary, filmed by Mary Arbuckle. It offers a glimpse of the groundbreaking work Matthew Perry accomplished while serving as the Town’s artist-in-residence during the Art & Soul Civic Engagement Initiative.

 

AUTHOR(S): Orton Family Foundation PUBLISHER: Orton Family Foundation
PUBLISH DATE: Fri, 05/06/2011 RESOURCE TYPE: How-To
AVAILABILITY: PDF