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Tag Archive 'Media'

Multimedia storytelling empowers individuals and organizations; When used correctly it can inspire entire movements, bring communities together, raise awareness about social justice issues and give nonprofits a vital tool to amplify their message. It’s for these very reasons and due to the overwhelming response for our social documentary internships that Stirring the Fire would like to […]






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Far from the Heart began as an educational campaign performed through theatre, as a way of reaching adolescent teens about the issues surrounding dating violence and violence against women.  This important project began with the writer/producer Joan Chandler in 2006 as a live theatre presentation and forum that was developed by Sheatre in collaboration with […]






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Anne Medley is the most recent contributor to our “How I Got Involved” series. She is working on a mini-documentary that will tell the personal stories of prostitutes in the Congo and how they came to be in their situation. Although illegal, an estimated 250 house of prostitution operate in the city of Beni. Read […]






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Photos of the Exhibition

On August 15th the Stirring the Fire exhibition made its debut at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego.  Don’t live in San Diego?  Not to worry, here are some photos of the show! If you do live in San Diego the exhibition will be up through […]






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New Advances to Empower Girls

Recently many organizations announced new campaigns and commitments to empower girls. The Clinton Global Initiative had their annual meeting Sept 21st-23rd.  Empowering girls and women is one of their action areas.  It is so promising to see such an influential group of people gathering and discussing gender issues, including Isobel Colemen, Madeleine K. Albright, Wangari […]






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Do you see Phil’s image featured?  Thanks World Pulse! Stirring the Fire is proud to feature World Pulse in our “Take Action” database.  World Pulse is a global media and communication network devoted to bringing women a global voice.  They broadcast and unite women’s voices from around the world into a powerful force for change.  […]






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