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Platform

The stori.es platform helps organizations gather, curate and use personal stories to effect change. Compelling personal stories can move policy and shift public opinion, but the journey from a person’s raw experience to a vetted story that supports reform can be long and difficult. stori.es is a cloud-hosted platform uniquely focused on enabling storytelling. Your data is owned by you – Consumers Union is not interested in collecting data for ad-based revenue, and the privacy of your organization and storytellers is protected.

stori.es - gather

  • Create and publish a questionnaire within minutes, easily adding standard questions, standard waiver language, and a customizable confirmation page.
  • Embed questionnaires on your website or quickly publish through ours.
  • View story submissions in real time.
  • Automatically gather storyteller contact information.
stori.es - curate

  • Organize submitted stories into flexible, user-friendly collections.
  • Automatically tag stories as they arrive, and easily add tags to individual stories and collections.
  • Add notes to synchronize the efforts of multiple staff members, including storyteller contact and story usage.
stori.es - use

  • Search and filter stories with a sophisticated search engine, including location specific search, and storyteller details.
  • Edit submitted stories for reader clarity, while preserving the original story submission.
  • Export collections to share with collaborators outside of the stori.es platform.