Where Did My Passion for Community Building Come From?
Community organizer and activist Ali Dieng shares his passion for community building and how his unique background shaped his ambition to serve.
Making People Feel Warm & Fuzzy About Anatomical Illustration
BY EMILY STONEKING
@ VOL 28
ON MAY 22, 2019
Artist Emily Stoneking reflects on her unique art of crafting anatomical illustration through the mediums of knitting and glass work.
A Family Legacy of Storytelling
BY SUSANNE SCHMIDT
@ VOL 21
ON JUL 14, 2016
Susanne Schmidt is a mental health counselor turned stand-up comedian turned comedic storyteller. On her journey from story listener to storyteller, Susanne writes:
Growing up in New York in a large Italian family, it was almost impossible to get through a day without hearing a story. Sometimes about a current misadventure but mostly about the dead relatives. Stories were as essential a part of our lives as cannoli.