About

About

Steel City Stories is an event series and not for profit organization that provides an inclusive platform for Hamiltonians to share stories from their own lives.

The series includes 4-5 storytelling events throughout the year, planned around different themes. Each event features true stories told by people who are from, live in, or are involved with the Hamilton community.

In addition to our storytelling events, we also have community outreach programs with the Immigrant Women’s Centre, Art Forms Youth Studio and Speak Now Hamilton. 

Vision
A vibrant and inclusive storytelling culture in Hamilton that strengthens community and enriches relationships.

Mission
To provide an inclusive platform for Hamiltonians to share stories from their own lives.

Press:
Mahoney, Jeff. “Steel City Stories Bring Our History to Life.” The Hamilton Spectator. 26 Oct. 2013.
Roach, Cassandra. “How Storytelling Builds Community.” Unpack Magazine. 15 Sept. 2014.
Steel City Stories.” Not My Typewriter. 2 Feb. 2014.
Stoneman, Katie. “Steel City Stories Unravel Hamiltonians’ Personal Histories.” MonkeyBiz. 11 July 2014.

Questions? Want to tell a story? Feedback to share?
To get in touch, drop us a line at steelcitystories [at] gmail [dot] com

Volunteer Opportunities
Event Chair Volunteers

Planning Committee:
Deb Tomlinson-Veit
Carly McLeod
Colleen Gaffney
Edith Chávez
Grace Evans
Lena Scholman
Lisa Hunt
Sandy Reynolds
Scott Dobbin

Thanks to our Collaborators:
Ariane Klassen + Chris White
Greg Tedesco
Dan Jelly
Matt Jelly
Relay Coffee

And thank you to our past Planning Committee members!
Alex Bissley
Ankita Srivastav
Geoff Woodley
Lindsay Karpenko
Rochelle Martin
Tiffany Cheong
Patrick Byrne
Robert Evans
Shirley Molinaro

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