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Becca’s Favorite Story

We continue our quest to feature FPA's staff's favorite stories with Becca Jennings, our beloved Public Liaison Consultant! Becca chose a story that was told at our “Busted” 2010 Fall Grand Slam. Aaron told a story about being targeted as a gay man and chased by a group of men in trucks when he was living in Alabama. Despite the sad and scary nature of the story, Aaron brings laughter and warmth to his tale, making it a definite standout in our StorySlam history. Watch the whole story in the video below.

Becca chose the story because, “In his story, Aaron draws from his own personal experience

s to talk about a larger issue — something bigger than himself. Aaron's story is an example of how first person stories can be used as tools to increase cultural understanding and propagate social awareness.”

-Laura Reeve

Upcoming Events
  • BEyond Expectations – The Talk: Parents, Sons and the Police
  • Date: March 7, 2019
  • Time: 6:30 PM
  • Venue: SouthWest CDC
  • Location: 6328 Paschall Avenue
  • StorySlam: Promotions (tickets on sale 3/4/19)
  • Date: March 26, 2019
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Venue: The Playground at the Adrienne
  • Location: 2030 Sansom Street