Trampolines, Mormons, and Braids: Lessons from Growing is a true story about a childhood adventure gone wrong, family dynamics, growing up black in Utah in the 90s, and what it means to be an outsider - all brought to life with audio clips, photos, and plenty of hijinks.
@ is a storyteller, performer, and founder of TheNewQuo.com, a platform + consultancy with 1M social media impressions to date that teaches storytelling for change. Her stories showcase the subtle ways we other one another through our beliefs, and are inspired by her experience growing up as an extreme minority in Utah. As a Utah native & NYC resident for the past 9 years, she knows far more uses for jello than she'd like to admit.
Presented as part of Speak Up Rise Up 2018, curated and produced by Asher Novek of Speak Up, Rise Up in association with The Tank.