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...”
“I can come talk to you almost about anything, and it's cool that you're not judgmental.”
“I want you always to remember that we need you as much as you need us.”

  • 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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