Storyteller Teacher Activist
Storyteller, teacher and activist, Jenni Cargill-Strong is from Mullumbimby, near Byron Bay, an enclave of activism, alternative thinking and creativity. She self-published five award-winning storytelling albums and taught storytelling at Southern Cross University for nine years. Jenni joined the Board of the Healing Story Alliance and was mentored by US storyteller, Dr. Fran Stallings as she developed environmental storytelling workshops and now teaches ‘Stories for Change’ to activists, change-makers and educators. She is a trained facilitator of Joyality Circles (experiential and online ecopsychology program) and is an active member of Stop Adani Byron Shire.
Jenni curates ‘Stories in the Club’, a monthly community concert, facilitates intimate ‘Story Circles’, provides private coaching, makes temporary and permanent labyrinths and is a regular guest on local community radio station, Bay FM 99.9. ‘Stories on Foot’ is the story walking tour Jenni leads along the picturesque foreshore of Byron Bay to connect visitors and new locals to place.
Her passion is to offer storytelling tools to activists and change makers, so they can use stories to create change.