“When someone is being listened to in a really serious way, it reminds them that their story matters. And how much their lives matter.”
Storytelling can help us understand the world differently. But it’s the act of listening that holds the power, that lets us connect with and honor the humanity in one another.
“The soul is contained in the human voice”: how listening can unite neighbors + change communities #onthetable2016
Nobody knows that better that award-winning radio producer and StoryCorps founder David Isay. As he sees the world, “The soul is contained in the human voice.”
In the second of a series, the Trust’s Daniel Ash recently sat down with David to explore the importance of honest conversation. Hear more in their own words: