Tell Me A Story: Building Connection Across Generations
A Project of University of Massachusetts Public Health Sciences Program and Northampton Neighbors
Everyone has a story to share...
Public Health students at UMass Amherst paired up with Northampton Neighbors for this storytelling project.
We hope you enjoy their stories.
Click on the names below to hear their stories. To view more stories, click the tabs in the menu above.
You can see stories told by each cohort of students & Neighbors.
To listen to the full interviews, click here!
Brenda talks about her experience being a daughter to Brazilian immigrants and first-generation college student. Brenda describes the transformation in her perspective from once desperately wanting to fit into typical American standards, to now embracing her Brazilian roots and culture.
Chad discusses his struggles in elementary school with learning disabilities and how it led him to the development of Sudbury Valley Schools and to the career path of community development. Chad talks about how important being a part of a community is, and how important it is to feel heard and respected in a group.