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Fem Book Club – The Vanishing Half | Wednesday 17th November
Centre for Stories Social Impact Report
On average, storytellers participating in Backstories 2021 experienced a +9% positive shift in their overall wellbeing because our work builds wellness, resilience and life skills.
For Martha, the pandemic was an opportunity to change her approach to establishing herself in a new country.
Feelings of isolation during the pandemic reminded Carolina of her earlier days settling in a new country, and how she longed for that sense of community.
Alana sees her relationship with her sister echoed in that of her daughters. This is a story that celebrates the complexities and joys of sisterhood.
After packing up and moving back to Perth in 2020, Rita found unexpected joy and opportunity.
For Ryan, learning to love what he sees in the mirror was a journey with many obstacles along the way.
As a man who has spent his life in camouflage, hiding from others who he really is, Ron was surprised to learn that sometimes things do change.
Childhood memories of her grandmother in Jamaica provided Khaseta with a sense of grounding during the pandemic.
Just before the pandemic hit, Prunella took a trip around Japan with her son. She realised that just as he was changing, so was she.
After a heart-wrenching experience of loss and against the backdrop of Black Lives Matter, Valerie found strength through grief.
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