empowerment

A Selfish Plan to Change The World

Today, we are excited to share with you a newly released book! Lauded as energizing, infecting, exciting, and inspirational by personages ranging from Kevin Bales

On Independence and Liberation

How was your 4th of July celebration? Did you enjoy BBQs, parades, and fireworks with family and friends to honor American Independence? Were there any

Stories That Mean Something

Ever since I read Justin Dillon’s book A Selfish Plan to Change the World, I’ve been struck by this quote: “When some charity organizations use

In Gratitude to Lisa

About two years ago, Lisa Winterfeldt offered to volunteer with The Freedom Story, and in doing so, created a new and vital role in our

Introducing Ethical Storytelling

Ask someone who they are. They might tell you about their family, their home, their dreams, or their fears. They might tell you about where

From Community, Hope and Healing

I had a different post planned for this week. Then Las Vegas happened. We at The Freedom Story are stunned and grieving with the friends

Mina’s Choice

Mina* is a soft-spoken, self-possessed and graceful young woman. She has been a scholarship student with The Freedom Story since she was very young–always shy,