Who We Are

StoryCorpsU introduces students to the power of their own voice.

Featured Student Stories

“I didn't think I would ever tell a teacher...”
“By the end of that year, I was able to say, I got straight As on my report card.”
“The expression is really true that you don't realize what you have until it's gone.”

  • About Us

    StoryCorpsU is an interactive, year-long youth development program for high-need schools. The program uses StoryCorps radio broadcasts and animated shorts to support the development of identity and social intelligence in students.

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  • Our Impact

    “When teachers take the opportunity to really get to know the students for who they are it allows them to be better teachers [...] because they’re able to understand the whole facet of what the child is about…”
    — Yvonne Waller, Principal, Washington, D.C.

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  • How to apply

    The StoryCorpsU program is implemented in 40 classes in schools across the country each year. The application process is highly competitive. Applications for the 2014-2015 school year will be accepted from March 1 – June 30 2014.

    Apply for StoryCorpsU

  • Get in Touch

    Questions? Comments? Interested in becoming a volunteer for StoryCorpsU? We’d love to hear from you. Follow the link below to send us a message.

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