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2017 was Children at the Well’s TWELFTH year of bringing young people together through the art of storytelling, and of enabling those young people to strengthen their empathy and find their voice so that they can take their place as artistic, inclusive and effective leaders in this globally interdependent world.


Be a part of one of the largest community events of the Capital Region! Visit the link below and remember to designate you’re a volunteer of WithOurVoice, Inc.

Sign Up Today - Volunteer Slots are filling quickly.     http://www.freihofersrun.com/volunteers.htm

Hope to See You at These Events

Sharing the Fire Conference (March 23-25, 2018)
Paula Weiss, co-founder and former director of Children at the Well, and editor of the new Children at the Well Guidebook, Our Stories Connect, will be at the Sharing the Fire Conference sponsored by Northeast Storytelling in Plymouth, Massachusetts, to see friends, enjoy the conference and promote the C@W book.

WithOurVoice, Inc. proudly offers this educational tool to inspire the creation of other youth empowerment programs through storytelling. The book features a variety of voices and provides a full curriculum and other practical materials. The book covers dreaming up a bridge-building youth storytelling program, enlisting community allies, administering and delivering the program, and sustaining it into the future.

We hope the impact of this guide lives on like that of a well-made quilt … passed down from generation to generation.

School’s Out, Make it Count (April 13-14, 2018)
Look for Paula Weiss and members of the Board of WithOurVoice, Inc. at this conference sponsored by Network for Youth Success in Saratoga Springs, NY. We are excited to attend this conference as we look to expand the avenues and options for Children at the Well 2018.

This is Children at the Well -

intergenerational, inclusive, spontaneous

Freihofer's Community Walk May 30th, 2015
Photo from May 2014 potluck
Photo Credit: Mars Fotographi
Photo from Freihofer's 2015 Community Walk

It started out as a photo of the Board after our May 4, 2014 program and potluck supper, but people kept jumping into the photo, not wanting to be left out...and we all kept laughing!

Who We Are
Watch Us Tell

Photo of cover of the film Stepping Toward the Lion
For more info about this film, click here
Click here to read an article about Children at the Well
published in The Times Union.

Children at the Well is a program of WithOurVoice, Inc.

Funding provided, in part, by:


The Seymour Fox Memorial Foundation Chobani Shepherd's Gift Foundation

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Stewart's Shops

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The design and maintenance of this web site are donated by Kate Dudding.