Welcome to the StoryTelling & Organizing Project

Here you will find audio clips and transcripts from some of STOP's stories. You will also find information about our project partners, discussion questions and resources for using STOP stories in your own work to intervene in interpersonal violence, as well as information on how to get involved in the project.

Category Archives: Shaming

Marti’s Story

The storyteller expresses the story of the harm they caused and their willingness to participate in community accountability.

[audio: http://www.stopviolenceeveryday.org/wp-content/uploads/Marti_FinalCut.mp3]

Download mp3

Story Told By the One Who Did Harm (Marti) Transcript

Maria Posters the Subway and Confronts Her Family

When Maria finds out that her daughter had been sexually abused by her former partner, she takes public action to address his abuse. When she finds out that her own brother also violated her daughter, his niece, she takes another course of action involving her whole family. Maria shares how her actions are part of her own accountability process and how this helped build trust between her and her daughter.
[audio: http://www.stopviolenceeveryday.org/wp-content/uploads/marias-story.mp3]
Download mp3
Maria Posters The Subway Transcript