How Social Pressures Fuel Black Men’s Fear of Vulnerability  

Learning to be okay with being vulnerable is essential for Black men in urban communities because it helps them better handle conflict. Instead of turning to violence or unhealthy coping mechanisms, men who can be vulnerable seek peaceful solutions. The safe “Heart of the Story” workshop spaces created by Love Now Media are needed in urban communities.

Heart of the Story: Finale Celebration Recap

The sold-out event was a culmination of love storytelling workshops presented to more than 80 Philadelphians. Guests enjoyed a a keynote address by Will Toms of REC Philly, reflections from participants, a live musical performance by Verbosity, poetry by Lindo Yes, two panel discussions, music by DJ G33k, and a love storytelling competition with cash prizes. 

Press Release: Heart of the Story

PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 22, 2022) – In response to Philadelphia’s communities impacted by gun violence, Love Now Media has launched a new initiative entitled Heart of the Story: Getting to the Heart of Gun Violence. The empathy-centered media company is fostering this important entry point into hard-to-have conversations. The series of storytelling workshops will feature […]