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Images & Voices of Hope | December 2, 2020

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New Voices Are Shifting the Dialogue on School Shootings

February 20, 2018 |

I’ve been wondering about how or whether to respond to the most recent school shooting, this time at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Initially, I didn’t think ivoh had a new perspective to add to the conversation. … Read More

From Harvey to Irma: How Americans come together after disaster

September 14, 2017 |

Storm response for Hurricane Harvey; August 2017. FWC photo by Gus Holzer. Flickr/Creative Commons.




Floods, destroyed homes, broken power lines, stress and uncertainty all loom in the aftermath of hurricanes. During the past few weeks, we’ve experience Harvey, … Read More

How to avoid being brought down by your newsfeed

February 8, 2017 |

Editor’s note: This story was originally published on on January 30, 2017. It is being reprinted with permission from Ann Douglas. 

By Ann Douglas | February 7, 2017


These past few weeks have been brutal, in terms of what … Read More

New research shows journalistic support for Restorative Narrative

January 3, 2017 |

A new study conducted by three professors from around the country has found that journalists are telling stories within the Restorative Narrative framework and have favorable attitudes toward the genre.

The study used data from a sample of more … Read More

Amazon Prime ad featuring priest and imam sends message of unity

December 14, 2016 |

Screengrab from Amazon Prime ad. 


A priest and imam meet for a cup of tea and realize they share a common problem: their age. They talk in laughter and inaudible words, in a way only friends who are truly … Read More

‘Change comes from listening, learning, caring & conversation’

November 25, 2016 |

A lot of the work we do at ivoh centers around how storytelling can help bridge communities during difficult times.

For many Americans, the country seems pretty hopeless and divided post-election. Yet, artists, news organizations and media practitioners have shown us … Read More

A ‘Humble Offer’ for media mentorship

October 25, 2016 |

Duy Linh Tu with mentees Netsanet Negussie, Joana Toro, Luiz C. Ribeiro (from left to right). Photos courtesy of Tu. 


By Allison Griner

Allison Griner is a freelance journalist and a 2013-2014 fellow with the International Reporting Program. Follow her on Twitter at @alligriner.


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Journalist reflects on recent ivoh talk in Chile and her newfound hope for media

September 14, 2016 |

Paulette Desormeaux (center) with Base Pública director Nicolás Cruz and journalists Gabriela Campillo, Francisca Pacheco and Pedro Ramírez. Credit: Pablo Donoso.


By Paulette Desormeaux

Paulette is the Journalistic Director of Base Pública, a new nonprofit online media organization that focuses … Read More

Highlights from Christa Hillstrom’s keynote speech at the Society for Features Journalism Conference

August 15, 2016 |

Last week ivoh 2016 Restorative Narrative fellow Christa Hillstrom delivered a keynote speech about Restorative Narrative as part of the Society for Features Journalism Conference. The annual conference, which took place at the University of Texas at Austin, featured a wide variety of sessions for … Read More

Honoring Samia Yusuf Omar through ‘An Olympic Dream’ & the determination of the Refugee Olympic Team

August 10, 2016 |

Samia Yusuf Omar at the national track in Addis. Photo by and courtesy of Teresa Krug. 


Last January we published a story by ivoh freelancer Asha Siad about the unlikely friendship of American reporter Teresa Krug and Somali Olympian and refugee Samia … Read More