Past Projects


Facilitator training in Brivezac, France, September 2018 Two weeks Erasmus+ training course for youth leaders working with the queer community. It gathered 24 activists who learned how to use storytelling and participatory media for helping young people express themselves and to talk freely about their identity. The videos created during the project were addressing various […]

Sharing Stories, Building Bridges

Facilitator course in Bakuriani, Georgia December 2017 Training course for youth workers interested in learning how to raise the quality of their project and develop educational offer that brings digital storytelling closer to the young people they work with. During the project 25 NGO workers and activists learned the method and planned concrete follow-up activities […]

Once Upon a Story

Facilitator training in Evora, Portugal November 2017 A training course aiming at discovering how digital storytelling can be used while working with minorities and refugees in the European Union. It gathered 24 youth workers who had a chance to discuss the theory and practice of antidiscrimination and examine how digital storytelling can help fight the […]

Everyone Has a Story to Tell

Facilitator training in Aghveran, Armenia September 2017 A training course for 25 youth workers and leaders who came together to explore the mechanisms of social exclusion and learn how, through digital storytelling, young people with fewer opportunities can share their stories, feel more empowered, and engage in a constructive dialogue within the societies they live […]

Digital Storytelling for Intercultural Dialogue

Facilitator training in Aghveran, Armenia October 2016 The second project done in cooperation with our Armenian partner, focusing on discovering the connection between digital storytelling and youth work. This time 24 trainers and youth workers met to discuss the topic of intercultural dialogue and the prevention of discrimination based on young people’s ethnic/religious background by […]

Digital Storytelling for Youth Inclusion

Facilitator training in Aghveran, Armenia  December 2015 The very first (and therefore special) project during which all the Upstream Stories founding members worked together.  Along with 24 participants from 10 different countries we spent 8 days sharing stories and discussing how digital storytelling can be used for empowering young people with fewer opportunities and promote […]

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