I’ve been working on some ideas about bringing story gathering to youth – getting them involved in gathering and sharing the stories. Not only would such a program help them to develop writing and public speaking skills, but also listening, empathy, and compassion. Not some shabby qualities to have. Here’s a look at what a Storychick youth program might look like – this is a model for a class with several sessions. Watch for more. And let me know what you think!