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Stories from Deep in the Heart

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Stories from Deep in the Heart
Listen to some audio pieces created through the Stories from Deep in the Heart program:Audio pieces from this program are also available to public radio stations via our Public Radio Exchange channel.
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  • Posted on Tue Nov 19, 2013
    “Stories from Deep in the Heart” is an award-winning in depth folklore and audio documentary training for Austin and Central Texas high public school students and teachers.  Participants create short, broadcast quality audio documentaries on the stories, folklore, arts and traditions of their families and communities. Participants are teachers and students from schools identified by AISD and...
  • Posted on Mon Jul 9, 2018
    After a week of hard work, the 2018 Summer Institute concluded with a listening party on June 28th at the Worker's Defense Project. The venue was packed with people coming to hear our participants' podcasts chronicling stories and folklore related to this year's theme of Immigration and Labor. Over the course of a week, the participants worked with our Stories From Deep in the Heart Program...
  • Posted on Mon Jun 11, 2018
    Listen to Audio via Public Radio Exchange (PRX):https://exchange.prx.org/playlists/370349Texas Folklife's Stories from Deep in the Heart program worked with 3 classes from Martin Middle School in Austin, Texas on a series of radio stories about family heritage, school life, teen pregnancy, and extracurricular activities. This program is made in possible in part by the board and members of Texas...
  • Posted on Tue May 29, 2018
    Workers Defense Project (WDP) is a membership-based organization that empowers low-income workers to achieve fair employment through education, direct services, organizing and strategic partnerships. WDP was founded in August 2002 by employees and volunteers of Casa Marianella, a local Austin shelter, to address the problem of unpaid wages for Austin’s low-wage workers. WDP is a worker...
  • Posted on Tue May 8, 2018
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com       TEXAS FOLKLIFE TO RECEIVE $65,000 FROM THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS   Funding will Support “Stories from Deep in the Heart” and the Apprenticeship Program   More than $80 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide       Austin, Texas...
  • Posted on Wed Apr 4, 2018
    “Stories from Deep in the Heart” Nancye Raye Moses Scholarship Fund Texas Folklife announces the launch of the “Stories from Deep in the Heart” Nancye Raye Moses Scholarship Fund Scholarship Fund will benefit public school teachers, students, and community members Texas Folklife is honored to announce the launch of the “Stories from Deep in the Heart” Nancye Raye Moses Scholarship Fund....
  • Posted on Fri Mar 23, 2018
    Audio Producers and Journalists Wanted for Summer Radio Training Texas Folklife is recruiting media producers with artistic/folklore/journalism/education aspirations to work with Stories from Deep in the Heart, our award-winning youth audio documentary training program. As a producer for our Stories Summer Institute, you will work with 1-2 groups of teachers, helping them to complete a short...
  • Posted on Wed Nov 29, 2017
    Position:                             Contract Media Producer Start Date:                          January 2018 Time Commitment:   ...
  • Posted on Mon Nov 20, 2017
    Just a week after premiering their stories, students at Hogg Middle School have seen their projects broadcast on two radio stations, with at least one more in the works.  The students were part of Stories from Deep in the Heart, Texas Folklife’s award-winning radio and podcast education program. The Stories program has been helping Texas communities tell their oral histories for 9 years...
  • Posted on Mon Nov 6, 2017
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE’S “STORIES FROM DEEP IN THE HEART” PROGRAM RELEASES YOUTH RADIO DOCUMENTARIES BY HOGG MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS Public Invited to a Listening Party at Hogg Middle School Auditorium on Tuesday November 7, 2017 at 10:30am On-air discussion about youth media and folklore on “Nuestra Palabra” hosted by Tony Diaz on KPFT 90.1FM on Tuesday November 7, 2017 at 6:30pm Texas Folklife...

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