Storytelling for Change

Date & Time

Friday, 14 February 2020
10:00 to 12:00


Thea Koerner House, 6371 Crescent Road, Point Grey Campus

Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success and Centre for Community Engaged Learning

Registration Closed / Past Event


Participants will look at the role that stories play in social change work and will learn about the power of stories as tools for connection and reflection. Participants will learn how to develop and tell their own stories, as a strategy to move people to action.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the power of narratives and their place in social change work.
  • Learn to identify or build or tell their own story, the story of our community, and the story of our call to action.
  • Practice building and telling stories for change


Jill Porter has worked as the Community Development Advisor at the Centre for Community Engaged Learning for 8 years. In her role, she supports community engagement strategies and practices for the Centre and focuses on partnership development and capacity building for community non-profit organizations. Prior to this Jill worked in inner-city communities developing and delivering programs for under-represented groups.

Registration Information

General registration opens on Monday, February 3 at 9:00 am.

Priority will be given to UBC graduate students registered in the current academic session. After registering, you will receive confirmation and additional event details within 2 business days at the e-mail associated with your account. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please e-mail us at


If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.