Digital Storytelling Works ¡Viva Cuba!
Combining cultural awareness, adventure travel, and investigative journalism these one-of-a-kind digital storytelling trips empower you to skillfully transmit global truths. Students learn key aspects of topic research, news gathering, story reporting, production and the distribution process. We provide insider’s access to notable locals with fascinating stories to share. On the trip, students receive daily instruction on capturing the experiences of the Cuban people and their culture. They will learn technical and storytelling elements needed to create powerful narratives told through short films, photo essays, or fine-art creation.
Combining cultural awareness, adventure travel, and Digital Storytelling these one-of-a-kind trips empower you to skillfully transmit global truths. Training includes practical use of hand-held media to create compelling content, securing subject interviews with empathy, and capture the experience of people and cultures first-hand. We provide insider’s access to notable locals with fascinating stories to share.Register Now
Mr. Uyesaka’s quizzical outlook on life and love of the arts germinated while growing up in the 1950’s and 60’s in the fertile San Joaquin Valley. Living out in the boondocks provided many, many hours to roam the country side and appreciate the slow side of life and fueled his passion to draw and make […]Learn More
Jeff is a cofounder of the Digital Storytelling Adventures and will be facilitating the video component of the trip. Jeff has been producing content for Broadcast, Documentaries and New Media since 1988. He’s been a freelance producer/shooter/editor for ABC News for over fifteen years. Assignments have taken him to Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Central […]Learn More
Alethea has taught high school and college social sciences courses focused in social justice since 1997. She has led groups of students through Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia. In addition to directing Peace Works Travel, Alethea provides consultation for independent schools instituting their own global education programs and teaches history courses at Santa Barbara […]Learn More
Bill Morse, Director Cambodian Landmine Museum, Siem Reap
Briggs Boss, Sophomore, Thacher School
Stacy Serrette, Teacher and Dean of Student Life, Emma Willard School
Paul Rusesabagina, Real-life Hotel Rwanda hero who saved over 1200 people during the Rwandan genocide.
Shirley Hahn, Beverly Hills, California
The Santa Barbara Independent
Alex Greer, Junior, Laguna Blanca School
Kelly Bennett, history teacher, Santa Barbara Middle School
Alexandra Kall, Francis Parker School
Spencer Barr, English Teacher, Santa Barbara High School, California
Stacy Serrette, Director of Student Life, Emma Willard School
Eric Taylor, Francis Parker School, San Diego, California