Letter From Our Leaders

Letter From Our Leaders

A global village lies beneath these pages. This website has been months - even years - in the making, and it is with careful pride and humility that we slowly begin to unveil our thoughts, plans and progress. Today you will find the history of the organization. Tomorrow we hope you will help us shape it.

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Live From New York: Our Story

In many ways, the story of Narrative 4 begins in the great spaces of New York City: Along its avenues, across its bridges, in its parks, theaters, pubs, hotels, bridges, restaurants, and in the homes of teachers, poets, journalists, novelists, students, community leaders, activist and musicians.
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Our Vision

Fearless Hope through Radical Empathy

What does it mean?

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Our Mission

Narrative 4 fosters empathy by breaking down barriers and shattering stereotypes through the exchange of stories across the world. Led by globally influential artists, educators, students and community advocates, N4 is developing the next generation of empathetic leaders and citizens.

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Story Exchanges

The core methodology behind Narrative 4 is the story exchange, an exercise in which individuals are randomly paired off and each shares a story that in some way defines him or her. Afterwards, each is responsible for telling the other’s story, taking on the persona of his or her partner and telling the story in the first person.

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Featured Partner: Students Rebuild

Narrative 4 is proud to partner with stellar organizations around the world. This month’s featured partner is Students Rebuild. We hope you will join us as we honor their commitment to inspire young people to take collective action on critical global issues.

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2014 Global Summit

Narrative 4 capped off an incredible year of growth at our second annual N4 Summit, held at Yale University. Students, teachers, advisors, presenters and board members gathered from around the globe to help map the organization’s future.

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