SEARHC offers free digital storytelling class in Wrangell

February 16 2011

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) Health Promotion department will host a free class on digital storytelling for adults and youth ages 14 and older on Friday through Sunday, Feb. 25-27, in Wrangell. The digital storytelling class takes place from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Wrangell Middle School computer room. Participants should bring a 200- to 300-word personal story, along with non-licensed music and scanned photos. The digital storytelling class will teach people to:
  • Write a 200- to 300-word personal story focusing upon one important health-related message the participant feels passionate about sharing (such as diabetes, cancer, etc.).
  • Design and develop the story in a format suitable for digital storytelling.
  • Learn computer-based skills for producing their personal digital story.
  • Present their digital story to workshop participants and facilitators.
  • Make a plan to share their digital story to extend their health knowledge.
For more information or to receive an information packet, contact SEARHC Traditional Foods Project Assistant Tammi Meissner in Wrangell at 874-2712 or tammi.meissner@searhc.org, or contact Renae Mathson in Sitka at renae.mathson@searhc.org.