“In order to connect people, we need to address the factors that divide us – things like racial and economic inequity and subconscious bias,” said Ex Fabula Executive Director Megan McGee.
Following a weekend of unrest, it’s clear that Milwaukeeans must address the racial and economic inequality that prevents some Milwaukeeans from surviving, let alone thriving. While talking about race can be taboo in some circles, personal stories and facilitated dialogue can create safe spaces for learning. Based on those principles, Ex Fabula created the Fellowship. […]
Ex Fabula invites Spanish speakers to tell their personal stories at a bilingual StorySlam, the first of its kind in the US. The Milwaukee nonprofit, which has been strengthening community bonds through the art of storytelling since 2009, is presenting the event as part of the Puente Project while will allow English and Spanish speaking […]
This Thanksgiving, Ex Fabula in conjunction with StoryCorps, a national storytelling organization, urges the community to participate in The Great Listen on Friday, November 27, 2015 by sharing stories with family and friends. “Everyone has true, personal stories worth sharing, but in this fast paced world, sometimes we forget to carve out time to really […]
Can storytelling help people in Milwaukee develop empathy and greater understanding? The folks at Ex Fabula think so, and as part of their work to strengthen community bonds through the art of storytelling, the Milwaukee nonprofit is kicking off a Storytelling Fellowship that will leverage personal stories to foster new kinds of community conversation. This initial Fellowship focuses on […]