"Songs of the Heart/Canciones del Corazón"
“Art speaks where words are unable to explain.” CHWCMR is funded a pilot project entitle Story-to-Song, participants are guided through the process of shaping their stories into a song. STS makes songwriting accessible for all people. .
Marieke Slovin Lewis, PhD, is a Seattle-based participatory artist who writes music using a collaborative method of songwriting she co-created called Story-to-Song (STS).
Five women will learn through the process of writing a song from their experiences participating in the Caminando Juntos program with CHWCMR. Together, they will explore themes that arise from the women's stories, choosing one that will be shaped into a chorus that is repeated between verses that weave together the women's stories..