Students collected local narratives about the struggle for affordable housing and created an on-stage dramatization.
ASHEVILLE - University of North Carolina Asheville senior JaNesha Slaughter says there is something about stories. Data and numbers can provide analysis, but the narrative is what moves people to change.
Slaughter, a political science major, spent part of her senior year documenting how housing policies locally have impacted the most marginalized populations. The school was one of five universities and colleges in the state to win support from The Facing Project, a nonprofit that connects people through stories to strengthen communities.
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