My American Journey

An Evening of Community Storytelling Presented By
The Literacy Center
NEW DATE: Thursday, October 28th
This is a virtual event. RSVP required below.
The link to join via Zoom will be sent to those who have
RSVP'd 24 hours before the event.

This is an all-ages, community storytelling event. We are excited to welcome you to share a story of a journey you have undergone. Please note, that in order for the event to be enjoyable for our whole community, we ask that all performances adhere to the below restrictions:

  • Content and vocabulary must be appropriate for all ages.

  • Pieces must be performed in under 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, the host will have to move on to the next performer, even if the story is not completed.

  • No profanity will be accepted.

  • Depictions of violence must be avoided, or shared using descriptions and language that are appropriate for children to hear.

  • Pieces must be original to the performer. All copyright laws apply.

  • Performer must agree to have their presentation recorded for use by The Literacy Center in promotional and marketing materials.

To join us as a storyteller, please email your name, phone number, and a copy of the piece that you intend to read/perform to Evan Dardano, Education Counselor of The Literacy Center, at

All submissions must be received by October 26th at 8pm.

A practice "tech" rehearsal of the event will take place on October 27th at 5pm to ensure everyone is comfortable with the Zoom platform before the event..