Discover StoryCorps

Discover StoryCorps

StoryCorps reminds the nation that every story matters and every voice counts. Since 2003, StoryCorps has given a quarter of a million Americans the chance to record interviews about their lives, to pass wisdom from one generation to the next, and to leave a legacy for the future. It is the largest single collection of human voices ever gathered. These powerful stories illustrate our shared humanity and show how much more we share in common than divides us. Learn more about our work and our national recording initiatives.

StoryCorps Griot

StoryCorps Griot ensures that the voices, experiences, and life stories of African Americans will be preserved and presented with dignity. The Griot Initiative also documents the varied voices of people with roots in the African Diaspora who are living in the United States.

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StoryCorps Historias

StoryCorps Historias is an initiative to record the diverse stories and life experiences of Latinos in the United States. StoryCorps Historias is an initiative to record the diverse stories and life experiences of Latinos in the United States.

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Memory Loss Initiative

In 2006, StoryCorps launched the Memory Loss Initiative to support and encourage people with various forms of memory loss to share their stories with loved ones and future generations.

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Military Voices Initiative

The Military Voices Initiative provides a platform for veterans, service members, and military families to share their stories. In doing so we honor their voices, amplify their experiences, and let them know that we—as a nation—are listening.

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StoryCorps Archive

StoryCorps’ archive comprises one of the first and largest born-digital collections of human voices, featuring more than 65,000 interviews recorded in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

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StoryCorpsU

StoryCorpsU uses StoryCorps’ tested interviewing techniques—combined with radio broadcasts and animated shorts—to support high school students in the development of identity and in drawing connections between their unique strengths and the college application process.

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Each week, the StoryCorps podcast shares these unscripted conversations, revealing the wisdom, courage, and poetry in the words of people you might not notice walking down the street.